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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Degrees at USM

B.S. in Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences offers a B.S. with the opportunity to concentrate in general biology, human biology, biotechnology, and ecology.
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B.S. in Biochemistry
B.A./B.S. in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry offers a four-year program with three tracks leading to baccalaureate degrees: B.A. in chemistry, B.S. in chemistry, and B.S. in biochemistry.

B.S. in Computer Science

The undergraduate degree in computer science prepares students both for careers in the computing profession and for graduate study.
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B.S. in Electrical Engineering

The B.S. in Electrical Engineering examines the design, development, fabrication, and control of electrical and electronic devices and systems. Students with an interest in the design and application of computer hardware and software systems can elect the computer engineering concentration.
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B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

The B.S. in Mechanical Engineering is concerned with the design, development, manufacturing and control of structures, machines and mechanisms.

B.A. in Environmental Planning and Policy

The B.A. in Environmental Planning and Policy is designed to prepare students for graduate school and as future leaders for careers in federal, state, and local government; the private sector; nonprofit organizations; and citizen advocacy groups.

B.S. in Environmental Science

B.S. in Environmental Science students may choose to focus on water resources or applied ecology. Students studying water resources focus on human-influenced and natural processes affecting soil quality and water quality. Applied ecology studies the interrelationships between organisms and their environment, within the context of seeking to understand and mitigate the impacts of human activities on those systems.
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B.A./B.S. in Geosciences

Students pursuing a B.A. in Geosciences or a B.S. in Geosciences build a solid scientific understanding of earth's processes using the latest tools and technologies. Graduates go on to funded graduate research, entry-level jobs in the field, energy resource exploration, mineral exploration, and K-12 science teaching.

B.A. in Mathematics

The B.A. in Mathematics program is designed to provide students with a broad background in mathematics and statistics. Students may select one of four concentrations: pure mathematics, applied mathematics/ operations research, statistics, or mathematics education

B.A. in Physics

The B.A. in Physics covers the traditional areas of modern and classical physics, and is intended to prepare graduates for careers in physics and related technical areas or for graduate school.

B.S. in Applied Technical Leadership

The B.S. in Applied Technical Leadership is designed to provide professional development and leadership training for people in a variety of technical fields. Technical and professional credits are transferred into the program from associate degrees, military training, apprenticeships, occupational experience or some combination of the above.

B.S. in Technology Management

The B.S. in Technology Management program offers five concentrations: Industrial Management, Precision Manufacturing, Information & Communications Technology, Construction Management, and Electro-mechanical Systems.

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