600 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

600-150 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY     GM     3 cr
This course examines basic scientific concepts, technological advances, and their impact upon society. Science processes will be examined to illustrate how knowledge is acquired. Advantages and limitations of the scientific method will be considered. The effect of science and technology on society will be a continuing theme. May not be taken on a satisfactory/no credit grade basis.
Coreq: 760-141 or 760-140. Unreq: 600-105.

600-201 SEMINAR: INTRODUCTION TO LIBERAL STUDIES     3 cr
An introduction to the concept of a liberal education, the methodologies of the liberal arts disciplines, and the use of computer technology for basic research. Students will create an individual plan of study to guide them through their Liberal Studies major and prepare them to complete a senior thesis project.
Prereq: 900-110, 900-130 and 900-120 or 900-140 or sophomore standing.

 600-399 CAREER INFORMATION IN ARTS & COMMUNICATION, LETTERS AND SCIENCES 1 cr
Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Career information specifically for Arts & Communication and Letters & Sciences majors, focusing on self-analysis in preparation for the job search, resume-writing and interviewing. Particular attention will be given to career opportunities, the value of the degree program and possibilities for graduate study.
Prereq: Sophomore standing. Unreq: 100-399.

600-481  INTEGRATED SCIENCE MANAGEMENT     3 cr
A study of how scientists and business managers work together during various stages in the design, manufacture and marketing of technologically related products and services. Case anaylsis of companies that have and have not successfully balanced the role of scientific principles in product design with cost efficient manufacturing and competitive marketing strategies.
Prereq: Senior status and completion of an SBIM internship and senior project or permission of instructor.

600-485  INTEGRATED SCIENCE-BUSINESS SENIOR  PROJECT    3 cr
Students will design a senior project in consultation with a pair of faculty, one from science, the other from management, along with a Project Review Panel made-up of other faculty and representatives from the scientific/business community.
Prereq: Senior status and completion of an SBIM internship
 

600-490/690 WORKSHOP 1-3 cr
Repeatable

 600-491/691 TRAVEL STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable

 600-493 SCIENCE-BUSINESS INTERNSHIP 3 cr
The internship is a required course for which students receive credit for work experience outside the university setting. With the assistance of an SBIM advisor, a student will establish an agreement with a laboratory, company, or other appropriate organization concerning the job description and hours.
Prereq: Junior or Senior standing with at least 30 credits toward the major and GPA of at least 2.5.

 600-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable

 600-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable

600-499 SENIOR THESIS 3 cr
A capstone course for liberal studies majors. Students will write a 5,000-10,000 word reflective statement, or equivalent project, in which they integrate key concepts and methodologies of the liberal arts and draw thematic connections between the courses constituting their liberal studies major.
Prereq: 600-201 and senior status. Students in the 36 credit major must have completed 24 credits in addition to 600-201 and students in the 54 credit broad-field major must have completed 45 credits in addition to 600-201.
 
 

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