Integrated Science and Technology Program
Dr. Richard M. Roberds and Dr. Maurice L. Wolla, Program Coordinators
See page 5 for information regarding curricular changes.
Reilly, Roberds, Wilcox, Wolla
O. Christoph, Gabriel, Lawrence, Schmaltz,
The integrated science and technology program offers the Bachelor
of Science degree. This program will engage the student in the
sciences, analytical methods, mathematics and problem solving
in a non-intimidating interdisciplinary way. The classes combine
theory with practice through oral and written presentations, collaborative
problem solving and hands-on computer projects. The program includes
laboratory investigation, independent projects, cooperative learning
groups and off-campus experiences as well as class discussions.
Issues in Science and Technology
These courses interweave real-world problems with problem-solving
techniques that focus on issues of current interest.
Examines the ethical, social, economic, environmental, philosophic
and historical context of science and technology and explores
the complex ways these concerns are interwoven with contemporary
Provides the tools and techniques to describe and to understand
issues in contemporary science and technology.
Strategic Sectors in
These courses provide access to a broad spectrum of issues the
graduate will need to understand. This sequence engages the student
with the dynamics of interdisciplinary activities by placing them
in context-driven sectors in which analytical methods are meaningfully
applied. The sectors focus on the interrelationships between scientific
disciplines and commercial developments, business concepts, government
regulations, cultural factors and a number of other elements that
are part of the context and complexity of issues. Strategic sectors
include energy, environment, knowledge management, engineering/manufacturing,
instrumentation/measurement and biotechnology.
Science and Technology
This is the capstone of the senior year. Working as part of a
team of students and interdisciplinary faculty, seniors will propose,
manage, develop, analyze and report on a project that addresses
some issue of compelling interest for contemporary society.
While completing the integrated science and technology courses
the student will also pursue the university's liberal studies
curriculum which is required of all students and is a cornerstone
of the education received by every student.
Issues in Science and Technology I-IV 16
Connections I-IV 4
Analytical Methods I-IV 16
Senior Thesis 6
Strategic Sectors/Concentration 45
Liberal studies courses 33
NOTE: Some courses are under development.
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