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STEM Perspective

Removing Traditional Disciplinary Boundaries

The STEM perspective removes traditional disciplinary boundaries to integrate approaches, drawn from all fields of the sciences, technology, engineering and math, to analysis and problem solving.

Approved Courses

  • Select one course from the following. 
  • No more than two courses from the same discipline can be applied to the Science Perspective and STEM Perspective requirements combined. 
  • Discipline is defined by the course prefix; courses with different prefixes are considered as different disciplines EXCEPT for BIOL and LIFE, which are considered as being the same discipline. 
  • The course used to fulfill the Mathematics Perspective requirement may not be double counted towards the STEM Perspective requirement. 

NOTE: Some courses may have specific pre-requisites and/or co-requisites or are open only to majors within that discipline.

SCIENCE COURSES - Any Science course, as defined under the Science Perspective requirement, with or without an integrated or accompanying laboratory component.

MATHEMATICS - Courses with a prefix of MATH

COMPUTER SCIENCES - Courses with a prefix of COMP

CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES - Courses with a prefix of HSCI

COLLEGE of ENGINEERING - Courses with a prefix of CHEN, CIVE, EECE, ENGY, ENGN, ETEC, MECH, MTEC, PLAS, or PTEC

Recommended:

    • CHEN.1010, Technology and the Human Built World
    • ETEC.2720, Introduction to Alternative Energy

INTERDISCIPLINARY COURSES (only can fulfill one breadth of knowledge requirement)
INFO.1600 Introduction to Information Systems