Programs that prepare students to transfer into mathematics, computer science, engineering, physical science, and biological science majors.
What is a HomeBase?
The STEM HomeBase pathway community is a one-stop hub of support for ARC students in the programs below. You'll find counseling appointments, students studying similar majors, a place to hang out/study/belong, and your personalized Success Team. You can find your HomeBase at the College and on Canvas.
What is a Success Team?
Your Success Team includes assigned Counselors, Coaches, Faculty, and Peer Mentors.
Who is available to help?
Your HomeBase Coach is your first point of contact. They can answer questions, help you register for classes, share strategies for college success, and coach you all the way to your goal!
For questions, please contact the HomeBase Coach. If this is your first year in college, please contact the First Year Experience (FYE) Coach.
- (916) 484-8682
- HomeBase Coach: Satyndahl Gilreath
- HomeBase Clerks: Tasia Turner and Sarah Willis
- Counselors: Carmelita Palomares, Imelda Farias, Michelle Kientz, Dorothy Plezia-Missler, Rick Ramirez, and Katy Herman
- MESA: Vincent Jones (Faculty Sponsor), Jayme Richards (Program Lead), Laurel Richardson (Program Lead), Joel Keebler (Dean, Science and Engineering)
- Faculty Liaison: Linda Zarzana
- Location: STEM Building, 1st Floor
Summer Hours of Operation
- Monday - Thursday
- 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Friday Virtual Services Link
Take Intro to Astronomy, Astronomy Lab, The Solar System, Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, and more.
Biology and Biotechnology
Understand the living world. Meet the challenges of the future, improve the quality of human life, and preserve biodiversity.
Enjoy interactive classes that cover all aspects of chemistry and access Beacon, nationally award-winning peer-assisted tutoring.
Computer Information Science
Take courses from multiple categories including computer applications, networking, programming, computer security, and web.
Get the foundation in math, physics, and engineering to transfer to a four-year institution and complete a BA in engineering.
Geography and GIS
Geography is the science of space and place on Earth's surface. GIS is a computer-based technology used to map, manage, analyze, and model spatial information.
Geology is the study of the origin and evolution of the Earth using the principles of mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology.
Mathematics and Statistics
Take math classes for your graduation requirements, or earn an AS in math to transfer to a four-year program in math or statistics.
Understand ecological systems and their interrelationships. Receive unique opportunities for hands-on, real-world field experience.
If you wish to pursue a career in physics or a related field, ARC's Physics program offers you a strong foundation.
A broad study in biological and physical sciences for transfer and continuing studies in upper division science courses.