College of Letters & Sciences: Intergrated Science-Business

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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 ISBM 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 ISBM internship

SCIBUS 490 WORKSHOP

1-3 u

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on' and participatory instructional techniques.

Prereq: Department consent.

SCIBUS 491 TRAVEL STUDY

1-3 u

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

Prereq: Department consent.

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 ISBM 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.

SCIBUS 496 SPECIAL STUDIES

1-3 u

Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

Prereq: Department consent.

SCIBUS 497 EXCHANGE STUDY

1-12 u

Prereq: Department consent.

SCIBUS 498 INDEPENDENT STUDIES

1-3 u

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.



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