STEM 1505    Safety Principles in the STEM College    1 s.h.

Topics pertaining to safety in STEM College laboratories with applications to industry, including chemical safety, electrical safety, planning for emergencies, etc.

STEM 1510    STEM Advanced College Skills    4 s.h.

STEM 1511    STEM Preparation Skills 2    5 s.h.

STEM 1513    Studies in STEM Connectivity    3 s.h.

Develops and studies connections between mathematical concepts and the empirical sciences, and applies these connections to engineering and technology.
Prereq.: placement out of RSS 1510A and RSS 1510B (no reading placement) and concurrent registration in MATH 1510 and/or MATH 1511.

STEM 1520    STEM First Year Orientation    2 s.h.

The course is designed to enhance the transition and adjustment of first-year students in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics by exploring key concepts and issues that support student motivation and academic persistence.

STEM 1530    Sustainable Design in Practice    3 s.h.

Cross-listed as ART 1530. Introduction to the visual and organizational components of two and three dimensional design, development of ideas and creative critical thinking as applied to tangible form. The course leads to an understanding of design as a verb and encourages inventiveness and collaboration to generate ideas.
Gen Ed: Environmental Sustainability, Social and Personal Awareness, Environmental Sustainability, Social and Personal Awareness.

STEM 1530H    Honors Sustainable Design in Practice    3 s.h.

Cross-listed as ART 1530. Introduction to the visual and organizational components of two and three dimensional design, development of ideas and creative critical thinking as applied to tangible form. The course leads to an understanding of design as a verb and encourages inventiveness and collaboration to generate ideas.
Gen Ed: Environmental Sustainability, Social and Personal Awareness, Environmental Sustainability, Social and Personal Awareness.

STEM 1550    Introduction to STEM    2 s.h.

Introduction to STEM fundamentals including problem solving, data management, modeling of physical systems, and scientific communication skills. One hour lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Prereq.: Eligible to take Math 1513 or higher-level math course.

STEM 1551    STEM Careers    1 s.h.

An introduction to the career opportunities available in the different STEM majors. Designed to help students choose a STEM major field of study and understand the relationship between science and technology. To enhance student success. One hour lecture per week. Grading is ABC/NC.

STEM 1599    Medical Professions Seminar    1 s.h.

Introduction to the doctoral medical professions. Review of careers including allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatric medicine, chiropractic medicine, veterinary medicine, and pharmacy; also entrance requirements for medical programs and advising resources at YSU. Grading is CR/NC.

STEM 2600    Exploration in the Sciences    4 s.h.

Student investigations in the natural sciences using a variety of laboratory approaches focused on a single theme or concept; a multidisciplinary study from two of the following science areas (biology, chemistry, physical geography, geology, physics, astronomy, environmental science) segmented in three five-week units (6 hrs/wk including 2 to 3 hours of instruction).

STEM 2601H    Honors BSMD Seminar    2 s.h.

An interdisciplinary course dealing with topics appropriate to students in the BSMD program. The subjects include, but are not limited to, MCAT preparation, study skills appropriate for the accelerated curriculum, the organization and function of the university, critical thinking, current events, etc.
Prereq.: Acceptance into BSMD program.

STEM 2625    Natural Gas and Water Resources Seminar    1 s.h.

Guest lecture forum course designed to provide students with exposure to a broad range of topics and current research relevant to the petroleum industry and water resource issues. Course may be repeated.
Prereq.: GEOL 2620 (or concurrent).

STEM 3700    Human Values in Medicine    1-7 s.h.

A behavioral science and humanities perspective on individual and social issues which affect medical care delivery. In addition to classes, seminars, and workshops, it may include field projects, participation in health-related investigations and presentations, and personal development programs. Credit toward fulfillment of the area requirement will be determined by the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and will be based upon the selection of courses. May be repeated once. For current students.
Prereq.: PSYC 1560 and PHIL 2600 or consent of dean.

STEM 3789    STEM Professional Practice    1-4 s.h.

Apply theory in professional practice experience overseen by appropriate working professional for employment at approved employer. Students see faculty advisor, submit professional practice proposal for approval and write final project paper. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 s.h.
Prereq.: at least sophomore standing, 2.00 GPA in STEM program, and special approval of the STEM Professional Practice Director in consultation with student's department chair.

STEM 3790    STEM Internship Experience    1-4 s.h.

Apply theory in professional practice experience overseen by working professional and STEM faculty mentor for part-time assignment at approved employer. Students see Coordinator of STEM Student Professional Services (SSPS) and faculty advisor, receive professional practice training, submit assignment proposal for approval, file weekly work logs for faculty mentor review, make public presentation, and write final project paper. May be repeated.
Prereq.: at least sophomore standing, 2.00 GPA in STEM program, and approval by Coordinator of SSPS in consultation with student's department chair.

STEM 3791    STEM Cooperative Education Experience    0 s.h.

Apply theory in professional practice experience overseen by working professional and College of STEM faculty mentor for 40 hours/week assignment at approved employer. Students see Coordinator of STEM Student Professional Services (SSPS) and faculty advisor, receive professional practice training, submit assignment proposal for approval, file weekly work logs for faculty mentor review, make public presentation, and write final project paper. May be repeated.
Prereq.: at least sophomore standing, 2.00 GPA in STEM program, and approval by the Coordinator of SSPS in consultation with student's department chair.

STEM 4800    Matls and Mfg Co-op Assignment    3 s.h.

STEM 4890    STEM Internship    1-4 s.h.

Integrate theory and practice jointly supervised by working professional and STEM faculty mentor for part-time assignment at approved employer. Students see Coordinator of STEM Student Professional Services (SSPS) and faculty advisor, receive professional practice training, submit internship proposal, receive internship offer from approved employer, file weekly work logs for faculty mentor review, make public presentation, and write final project paper. May be repeated.
Prereq.: junior or senior standing, 3.00 GPA in STEM program, 2.75 GPA overall, and special approval of the Coordinator of SSPS in consultation with student's department chair.

STEM 4891    STEM Cooperative Education Assignment    0 s.h.

Integrate theory and practice jointly supervised by working professional and College of STEM faculty mentor for 40 hours/week assignment at approved employer. Students see Coordinator of STEM Student Professional Services (SSPS) and faculty advisor, receive professional practice training, submit co-op proposal, receive co-op offer from approved employer, file weekly work logs for faculty mentor review, make public presentation, and write final project paper. May be repeated.
Prereq.: junior or senior standing, 3.00 GPA in a STEM program, 2.75 GPA overall, and approval of Coordinator of SSPS in consultation with student's department chair.

STEM 4895    Senior Thesis    1-3 s.h.

Faculty-directed research for students pursuing practical research experience in a STEM-related discipline. May be repeated for up to 3 s.h.
Prereq.: Junior status; submission of an approved thesis proposal; permission of the STEM dean.