STEM 201 STEM to Stern Cohort - IV • 1 Cr.
STEM 201 is the fourth course in the STEM to Stern cohort sequence. Students research the transfer process, investigate STEM opportunities like internships and undergraduate research, and analyze and draft the sorts of personal statements required by transfer programs and in order to be selected for STEM opportunities. They craft research project pitches and select project teams. Prerequisite: STEM 103 or permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
By the end of the course, successful students will be able to: Articulate their academic and career goals in a complete draft of a personal statement Research baccalaureate programs in STEM disciplines and create a list of their top choices Investigate Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) and identify some REUs for which they would like to apply Analyze the elements of effective pitches and deliver a short project pitch.