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This minor has been designed to build scientific communication, engagement, and leadership practices so that students are (i) equipped to communicate effectively about the science they undertake and the challenges they face in ways that are meaningful in relation to their field of study, and (ii) equipped with the skills to participate and lead others in scientific ventures.

Program Highlights

Students will be equipped with the following:

  • The ability to communicate effectively about the science they undertake and the challenges they face in ways that are meaningful related to their field of study.
  • The skills to participate and lead others in scientific ventures. Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor.

Course Catalog

Review admission and course requirements for this degree:

Requirements

  • Course Requirements: 18 credits
  • Science Literacy Core: 6 credits
  • Computational Thinking: 3 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning: 3 credits
  • Leadership or Communication: 3 credits
  • Internship Course: 3 credits