FIU and Southwest Senior High team up for STEM Education Academy

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The College of Arts, Sciences and Education and Southwest Miami Senior High School have come together to prepare high school students to pursue STEM careers. The STEM Education Academy is a science-focused dual enrollment curriculum which includes learning experiences beyond the traditional high school classroom.

Experiences include a visit to the Stocker AstroScience Center, Florida Keys & Me in Islamorada, seine fishing and mangrove shoreline cleanups at the Biscayne Bay Campus, a visit to the Wall of Wind at the Engineering Center and more.

Students will earn 29-32 college credits while in high school over the course of four years. They will be prepared to pursue a bachelor’s degree in one of the following subjects:

Please visit the STEM Academy site to learn more about this partnership, eligibility and a sample curriculum. If you have any questions, contact