Welcome to Pass Go
PASS GO is a new partnership program with SBVC aimed to increase the number of students who transfer from SBVC to CSUSB and graduate from CSUSB with a STEM degree.
- The top 10 bachelor-degree majors with the highest median earnings are all in STEM fields.
- The average annual wage for all STEM occupations was $77,880 in May 2009, significantly above the U.S. average of $43,460 for non-STEM occupations.
- Over the past 10 years, STEM jobs grew three times faster than non-STEM jobs.
- STEM jobs are expected to grow by 17 percent during the 2008–2018 period versus 9.8 percent growth for non-STEM jobs.
- In 2010, the unemployment rate for STEM workers was 5.3 percent; compared to 10% for all other occupations.
- Only about a third of bachelors degrees earned in the United States are in a STEM field, compared with approximately 53 percent of first university degrees earned in China, and 63 percent of those earned in Japan. More than half of the science and engineering college graduate students are from outside the United States.
- According to the US Department of Commerce the 25 fastest-growing professional occupations include Biomedical Engineers, Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts, Computer Software Engineers for Applications, and Systems Software.
- Women and historically underrepresented minority students complete college degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at lower rates than do their majority peers.
- Black and Latina/o students less likely than White students to earn a Bachelors degree in STEM fields within 6 years.
- Black, Latina/o, & Native American students earn only approximately 12% of degrees granted in engineering.