STEM Honors Research Certificate Program

How To Apply for the STEM Honors Research Certificate Program

  • Review the requirements for qualifying criteria.
  • Check with your academic advisor to make sure you will be able to fulfill the certificate requirements by your intended graduation date.
  • Fill out the application (PDF) and turn it in to Raina “Reni” Ivanova .
  • Start contacting potential faculty advisors and planning your project!
  • Keep up the good work! We will get back to you ASAP! Please check in via email with us if you have not gotten a confirmation that we have received your application within a week of submission.

Major core courses required for STEM Honors Program

Dept./Program Core Courses Credits Total
Biology BIOL 175
BIOL 175L
BIOL 270 Intermed Cell & Molecular Biol (3)
BIOL 270L Inter Cell & Molecular Bio Lab (1)
8
Chemistry CHEM 272
CHEM 272L
CHEM 273
CHEM 273L
10
Computer Science CS 321 Data Structures (3) 3
Environmental Science ENSC 385 Field Methods in Geog/Env Sci (3) 3
Geology Either:
GEOL 112 Hist of the Earth & Its Life (3)
GEOL 112L History of the Earth Lab (1)
GEOL 330 Deformation of the Earth (4)

Or:
GEOL 112 Hist of the Earth & Its Life (3)
GEOL 112L History of the Earth Lab (1)
GEOL 212 Earth Materials I: Minerals (4)
8
Marine Science1 MARE 265 Marine Ecology and Evolution (3) , and

Either:
MARE 350 Coastal Methods and Analyses (3)
MARE 350L Coastal Methods & Analyses Lab (2)

Or:
MARE 353 Pelagic Methods and Analyses (3)
MARE 353L Pelagic Methods & Analyses Lab (2)
8
Mathematics MATH 243 Calculus III (3)
MATH 244 Calculus IV (3)
6
Physics & Astronomy Physics:
PHYS 270
PHYS 331 Optics (3)

Astronomy:
PHYS 270
ASTR 350 Stellar Astrophysics (3)
6

  1. Note: In Marine Science, MARE 470 Senior Thesis Research (3) and MARE 471 Senior Thesis Report (3) will substitute for Major 399 Independent Study (3) and Major 499 Independent Study (3)