Course Description

This 1-credit hour course is an introduction to the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and the skills students need to be successful within these domains. The course presents fundamental principles, applications, and processes of becoming literate within STEM fields as students explore some of the world’s problems from the perspectives of STEM inquiry, learn to use various problem-solving strategies, and practice effective communication (both oral and written).

Our goal is to make you a more informed and literate student in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This will involve engagement with the course curriculum, with other students in the course, and with your instructor in a seminar style course design.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts and skills necessary to be successful as STEM majors.
  • Interpret and critically analyze different forms of data and results (i.e. STEM texts and introductory research articles) in accordance with STEM conventions.
  • Summarize and synthesize research relevant to the various STEM disciplines.
  • Produce well-researched reports and writing appropriate to the various STEM fields.

Course Syllabi

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