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LAS 203: Professional Career Preparation

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Sophomore or higher classification
Overview of practical skills such as writing resumes and cover letters, implementing an internship or job search, interviewing, evaluating offers, professional etiquette, and networking. Exploration of resources and online professional tools. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Environmental Science

Environmental Science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems. The magnitude and complexity of environmental problems are creating a growing need for scientists with rigorous, interdisciplinary training in environmental science. The Environmental Science program is designed to prepare students for positions of leadership in this rapidly changing discipline. Environmental Science graduates have a solid foundation in biological and physical natural sciences and the specialized training necessary for integrated analysis of environmental systems.

Physics and Astronomy

Physics and astronomy are basic natural sciences which attempt to describe and provide an understanding of both our world and our universe. Physics serves as the underpinning of many different disciplines including the other natural sciences and technological areas. Graduates are proficient in the methods of rigorous scientific analysis, relevant mathematical techniques, and modern computational and laboratory methods. They have a broad knowledge of physics, including mechanics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, and modern physics. They are able to communicate clearly and effectively at general and technical levels. They are prepared to pursue a wide range of careers as a professional physicist, astronomer, or science educator. They are also prepared to pursue advanced studies and careers in areas as diverse as engineering, medicine, law, and business administration. Many opportunities exist for students who terminate their studies with a bachelor’s degree, especially when combined with technology studies in other areas. Students who meet the necessary scholastic standards often continue their studies in a graduate college, exploring and contributing to new developments in the field.


The History department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in History, a Master of Arts degree in History, and a Ph.D. in Rural, Agricultural, Technological and Environmental History.  Many history majors also pursue a minor in another discipline, a second major, or secondary teacher certification.


Students in the undergraduate majors offered through the  English department  develop critical thinking, cultural awareness, effective communication, imagination, leadership, pedagogy, and agency as citizens.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

...will be met by successful completion of LAS 203 Professional Career Preparation . Students are expected...

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