Jun 19, 2018
The science and management major is designed to educate students in science and to provide a grounding in managerial skills and the liberal arts, in addition to Scripps’ core requirements.
Learning Outcomes of the Program in Science and Management
The science and management major aims to prepare students to be leaders at the interface of science and business and in related fields.
Students completing a major in science and management should demonstrate the ability to:
- Master the principles in their specific sequence/track (molecular biology, environmental biology, chemistry, physics, or other fields) and acquire the ability to apply them to solving problems including research questions.
- Master the fundamental principles of economics and accounting.
- Gain experience in the world outside the classroom.
Requirements for the Major
- MATH030 SC Calculus I
- CSCI051 CM Introduction to Computer Science
- ECON051 SC Principles of Macroeconomics and ECON052 SC Principles of Microeconomics
- ECON086 CM Principles of Accounting
- ECON101 SC Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and ECON102 SC Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
- ECON151 CM Strategic Cost Management
- CHEM014L KS Basic Principles of Chemistry and CHEM015L KS Basic Principles of Chemistry , or CHEM029L KS Accelerated General Chemistry with Lab , or CHEM040L KS Introduction to Biological Chemistry and CHEM015L KS , or both semesters of the AISS course (AISS 001AL , AISS 001BL , AISS 002AL , AISS 002BL );
- PHYS033L KS Principles of Physics , PHYS034L KS Principles of Physics (for physics or chemistry tracks, or PHYS030L KS PHYS031L KS for other tracks), or both semesters of the AISS course (AISS 001AL , AISS 001BL , AISS 002AL , AISS 002BL );
- PSYC 037 CM Organizational Psychology
- Seven additional courses in one of four tracks: chemistry, physics, biotechnology, or environmental.
- Internship or Clinic
- One- or two-semester Senior Thesis: 191, or 188L and 190L, or 189L and 190L,
Some courses (e.g., MATH 030 ) may also fulfill general requirements. For more details about this major, contact the department.
Honors Requirements (All Tracks)
To be considered for departmental honors in one of the science majors, a student must:
- Achieve a minimum grade point average of 10.5 in courses in the major.
- Complete a one- or two-semester thesis project in which the student has demonstrated excellence by making a significant contribution to the progress of the research and by producing a thesis document judged to be of honors quality by the department.
- Present an oral progress report at the end of the first semester of a two-semester thesis and a poster at the conclusion of either a one- or two-semester thesis in which the student clearly explains the rationale for the project and the conclusions drawn, engages the listener, and knowledgeably answers questions.
- Attend at least six scientific seminars during the semester (each semester for a two-semester thesis) and submit a brief and clear summary of each.