The STEM cluster includes interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches. Learners pursuing careers in the STEM cluster need to concentrate on a rigorous foundation in their high school curriculum which needs to include math, science, engineering, and technology related courses. Potential post-secondary and professional careers in STEM focus on the pure study and application of facts and solving real-world problems.


Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Job Ideas

  • Computer Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Architectural Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Microbiologist
  • Chemist
  • Physicist
  • Biological Technician
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Bioinfomatics Specialist
  • Botanist
  • Forensics
  • Veterinarian
  • Actuary
Associate Degrees See “Industry Certificates”
College Majors

  • Mathematics (focuses include pure mathematics, actuarial science, statistics)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Nuclear Engineering Technology
  • Petroleum Technology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Physical Science Technology
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Technician
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Drafting Technology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Bioengineering
Industry Certificates

  • Chemical Technician
  • Biological Technician
  • Civil Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Environmental Technician
  • Industrial Technician
  • Mathematical Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Nanotechnical
  • Petroleum Technician
  • Veterinary Technician

Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Suggested District 211 Coursework – Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Next Steps:

 

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.


After School Connections

  • CAD Drafting Club
  • Electronics Club
  • Math Team
  • Robotics Club
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • Science Bowl
  • Science Club
  • Tech Crew/Auditorium Director

Activities Links

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Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

My Four-Year Plan

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:

My Four-Year Plan – Hoffman Estates High School

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:


Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.