CERTIFICATE IN SCIENCE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP, 52-89 hours
The Certificate in Science and Entrepreneurship combines a major in a life, physical, computational or mathematical science from the College of Sciences and Humanities (CSH) with the Minor in Entrepreneurship from the Miller College of Business (MCOB) and seminar/workshop and career counseling preparation from the Career Center to facilitate the transition of CSH science graduates from academic science to employment and advancement in corporate (small or large) science. The transition is as much cultural as it is substantive. The interdisciplinary, multi-college curriculum and co-curriculum recognize that the preparation for a successful life in science begins with the first step after graduation, which may not be graduate school for all.
1) Satisfactory completion of a non-teaching major in one of the following departments
Biology Chemistry Computer Science Geological Science Mathematical Sciences Natural Resources and Environmental Management Physics and Astronomy Physiology and Health Science (Health Science only)
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2) Satisfactory completion of the Minor in Entrepreneurship (Miller College of Business) for non-business majors
3) Satisfactory completion of a Career Center program, consisting of an initial Career Center advising appointment, a minimum of seven (7) seminars and workshops (e.g., Orientation to the Professional Workplace, How to Write a Resume, Interviewing for Success, How to Make a Presentation, Interview Skills Workshop, Skills Employers Want, Marketing Your Certificate Program for Employment Success), the creation and revision of a professional resume, and successful completion of practice interviews.
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