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Multidisciplinary Experience

Curricular Outcome: Ability to function in a multidisciplinary setting.

The multidisciplinary requirement can be met by completing one of the following options:

  1. An approved course. Students may choose a course from one of the following approved course lists.

    University Core Science, Technology and Society (STS) Approved Courses (excluding courses on the No Count List)

    Approved College of Science Multidisciplinary Courses


  2. An approved research project, internship or entrepreneurship program project. To gain approval an experience must involve a multidisciplinary approach to examining a problem or issue, preferably involving multidisciplinary teams at the junior level or above. Students wishing to use an experience to meet the Multidisciplinary requirement are required to complete the Experiential Learning Contract process.  


  3. An additional major or minor.
    1. This additional major or minor must give the student experience in another discipline's approach to examining important problems and issues in that discipline.
    2. It must include at least 3 courses not required for the student's major. Such additional majors and minors will be approved by each College of Science department for use by its students to satisfy this requirement.
  4. A Science Education degree.


Earning Core Curricular Requirements through Experience

Students may meet selected core curriculum requirements through approved experiential learning opportunities. Interested students should contact their academic advisor for more information on this option and incorporating experiential learning into their four-year program of study. For more information on earning requirements through experience, please click here.

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