COMP 390: Broadening Participation in STEM (Computing, Math & Science)

Students will learn about underrepresentation of various population groups in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), as well as some of the reasons and negative effects of this situation. They will learn about techniques and educational materials for ameliorating this situation and will engage in relevant service learning activities.

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

None

Description

Students will learn about underrepresentation of various population groups in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), as well as some of the reasons and negative effects of this situation. They will learn about techniques and educational materials for ameliorating this situation and will engage in relevant service learning activities.

Outcome

Students gain first-hand experience with broadening STEM participation and seeing how they can make a difference in the lives of other students and contribute to national needs.

Syllabi

Semester/Year Instructor URL
Fall 2013 Dr. Greenberg http://rig.cs.luc.edu/~rig/courses/syllabi/c390f13.pdf