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Top STEM Education Textbooks for College Students

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Top STEM Education Textbooks for College StudentsNow more than ever, there’s a spotlight on the national initiative to encourage more students to pursue a STEM education, short for science, technology, engineering, and math, and work in fields like mathematics and technology. A STEM degree prepares students for rewarding careers as inventors, programmers, engineers, bio tech managers, and scientists.

STEM education lends itself to careers that will be popular in the future.

Source: U.S. Department of Education

The idea, of course, is that the more students we can excite with STEM education, the more science, tech, and engineering positions will be filled by creative, competent, leadership-minded workers once they graduate! By starting STEM education in grade school and scaling it up to the college level, students start learning these subjects early and develop some expertise by the time they hit the workforce.

STEM education is exciting because it empowers students to invent, construct, create, heal, build, solve, and reapproach existing problems from new perspectives. Here’s a selection of top STEM education textbooks – all available on Textbooks.com:

SCIENCE TEXTBOOKS

Campbell Biology 9th edition

Campbell Biology by Jane Reece & Lisa Urry

A Short Guide to Writing About Biology 9th edition

A Short Guide to Writing About Biology by Jan A. Pechenik

Conceptual Chemistry 4th edition

Conceptual Chemistry by John A. Suchocki

Essentials of Geology 4th edition

Essentials of Geology by Stephen Marshak


TECHNOLOGY TEXTBOOKS

Code Complete 2nd edition

Code Complete by Steve McConnell

The C Programming Language 2nd edition

The C Programming Language by Brian W. Kernighan & Dennis M. Ritchie

Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms 2nd edition

Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms by Robert Sedgewick & Philippe Flajolet

Refactoring Improving the Design of Existing Code

Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Martin Fowler, Kent Beck et al


ENGINEERING TEXTBOOKS

Engineering Fundamentals 4th edition

Engineering Fundamentals by Saeed Moaveni

Sustainable Engineering 12th edition

Sustainable Engineering by David T. Allen

Engineering Statistics 5th edition

Engineering Statistics by Douglas C. Montgomery

Engineering Ethics 4th edition

Engineering Ethics by Charles Fleddermann


MATHEMATICS TEXTBOOKS

Survey of Mathematics with Applications expanded edition

Survey of Mathematics with Applications by Allen R. Angel

Algebra and Trigonometry 4th edition

Algebra and Trigonometry by Robert F. Blitzer

MyMathLab Student Stand Alone Access Kit 4th edition

MyMathLab by Pearson Publishing Staff

Statistics Art and Science of Learning from Data 2nd edition

Statistics: Art and Science of Learning from Data by Alan Agresti