Mar 20, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Science and Engineering

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101 Pasteur Hall
College of Science and Engineering website
Charla S. Miertschin, Dean
Laura McCauley, Advising Specialist


The College of Science and Engineering offers a Professional Science Master’s degree in Applied Research and Management, in addition to numerous baccalaureate degree programs. Graduate courses are offered in Biology, Chemistry, Composite Materials Engineering, Computer Science, Geoscience, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Sustainability to serve the continuing education needs of educators and other professionals.


The College of Science and Engineering is committed to furthering 21st century advances in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by inspiring the next generation of innovators and teachers and by promoting research and scholarship across STEM disciplines. Through a broad range of major, minor, and pre-professional programs, as well as through basic skills, interdisciplinary, and research-rich learning environments, the College endeavors to ensure the success of all students.

College curricula are designed to provide meaningful, challenging educational experiences and to build deep connections between STEM experiences and disciplinary interests, career goals, and societal issues. To achieve these goals, the College strives to integrate curriculum with vital research in a range of settings, which include research conducted in Upper Mississippi River region environments as well as significant experience at nearby healthcare centers, regional manufacturing and composites industries, state-of-the-art laboratory and computing facilities, and area school districts. These learning experiences help students develop purpose and passion for lifelong learning.

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