If you're a problem solver and hands-on learner who’s driven by discovery, a STEM education at Capilano University is the right foundation for you.
Why study STEM at CapU?
Do you like to know how things work? Are you intrigued by investigating our world? Our popular science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) offerings lead to further education and successful careers.
Whether you aim to be a creator, researcher, educator or leader, all paths start with skills in the sciences. You’ll learn in a project-focused environment while gaining vital applied skills that are so essential in today’s increasingly complex world.
CapU’s STEM courses offer a blend of lectures, labs and fieldwork. Our well-equipped labs provide some of the best hands-on learning experiences in the province. You’ll learn the fundamental theories of science while honing lab techniques such as conducting, observing and analyzing experiments.
Our small class sizes mean you'll have individual attention from instructors. You'll gain confidence in your studies so you can reach your full potential.
STEM courses encourage innovative thinking and keen observation. You’ll develop high-level literacy skills and the ability to read critically and express yourself in writing.
Careers paths and further education
A STEM education is essential for any career in the fields of science, mathematics, technology or engineering. Some students pursue work in the medical field – as doctors, physiotherapists, nurses and dentists – while others become software developers, engineers, scientists or mathematicians.
CapU’s courses can be credited toward our Bachelor of Science degree, associate degrees or engineering programs. They’re also transferrable to other institutions.