STEM (an acronym for the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) represents some of the fastest growing industries in the US. The demand to fill these positions are high, and the pay is great. However, recent trends reveal that the majority incoming college students simply choose not to pursue a STEM degree in college, and the ones that do often end up switching majors. So, why is this the case? Well, according to this graphic by Online Engineering Degree it’s because the courses are often too difficult and unengaging.

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STEM Shortage
Created by: Online Engineering Degree

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