COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

LETTERS & SCIENCES GENERAL DIVISION

LSINDP 150     SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN  SOCIETY    GM         3 u
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: MATH 141 or MATH 140. Unreq: LSINDP 105.

LSINDP 399     CAREER INFORMATION IN ARTS & COMMUNICATION, LETTERS AND SCIENCES        1 u
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: ACINDP 399.

LSINDP 490/690     WORKSHOP     Repeatable         1-3 u

LSINDP 491/691     TRAVEL S STUDY     Repeatable         1-3 u

LSINDP 496/696     SPECIAL STUDIES     Repeatable         1-3 u

LSINDP 498     INDEPENDENT STUDY     Repeatable         1-3 u
 
 

LIBERAL STUDIES

LIBST 201  SEMINAR: INTRODUCTION  TO  LIBERAL   3 u
 STUDIES
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: GENED 110, GENED 130, and GENED 120 or GENED 140 or sophomore standing.

LIBST 493 INTERNSHIP IN LIBERAL STUDIES  1-3 u

LIBST 496 SPECIAL STUDIES  1-3 u

LIBST 497 EXCHANGE STUDIES  1-12 u

LIBST 499   SENIOR  THESIS       3 u
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: LSINDP 201 and senior status. Students in the 36 unit major must have completed 24 units in the major in addition to LSINDP 201 and students in the 54 unit broad-field major must have completed 45 units in the major in addition to LSINDP 201.

INTEGRATED SCIENCE BUSINESS

SCIBUS 481  INTEGRATED SCIENCE MANAGEMENT         3 u
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 analysis 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.

SCIBUS 485  INTEGRATED SCIENCE-BUSINESS SENIOR PROJECT         3 u
 
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

SCIBUS 493 SCIENCE-BUSINESS  INTERNSHIP         3 u
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 units toward the major and GPA of at least 2.5.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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