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Course Details

Course Code: STEM100 Course ID: 5112 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides students a chance to explore an array of topics and disciplines across science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and provides a solid exploration of the STEM industry and career opportunities through undergraduate study. Students will be introduced to major areas of STEM, covering the fundamental concepts of each discipline, and how STEM topics are integrated into non-STEM areas. Additionally, students will be introduced to career avenues, expectations of career readiness, career satisfaction, and professional communication. There is an emphasis on developing an understanding of personal interests, skills, and abilities, with a focus on helping students find their passion through self-reflection and self-assessment. Additionally, this course is designed to foster community among students from a variety of majors.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

At the conclusion of this course, students will demonstrate the ability to:
Describe the disciplines of the STEM degree programs offered at APUS, along with the concepts, rigor, practical applications, and careers that can be pursued
Ascertain one's own degree of mastery of the prerequisite material needed for different STEM majors.
Explore the interdisciplinary nature of STEM via collaboration.
Finalize degree program selection
Complete a plan of study.
Explore career options and resources for job searches.

Table of Contents

8 – Week Course Outline and Grading

The table below shows the points for each assignment.

Week

Deliverable

Points

% of total grade

1

Team Project Survey

0

0

1

Introduction Forum

100

6.7%

1

Weekly Activity

100

6.7%

2

Forum

100

6.7%

2

Weekly Activity

100

6.7%

3

Forum

100

6.7%

3

Weekly Activity

100

6.7%

4

Weekly Activity

100

6.7%

5

Weekly Activity

100

6.7%

6

Forum

100

6.7%

6

Weekly Activity

100

6.7%

7

Forum

100

6.7%

7

Weekly Activity

100

6.7%

8

Forum

100

6.7%

8

Final Project

200

13.3%

Total Points

1,500

100%

At the conclusion of this course, students will demonstrate the ability to:
Describe the disciplines of the STEM degree programs offered at APUS, along with the concepts, rigor, practical applications, and careers that can be pursued
Ascertain one's own degree of mastery of the prerequisite material needed for different STEM majors.
Explore the interdisciplinary nature of STEM via collaboration.
Finalize degree program selection
Complete a plan of study.
Explore career options and resources for job searches.

Book Title:Various resources from Trefry Library and/or the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom.
ISBN:D2L Note
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.