“He who learns but does not think is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.” Confucius.
Discovery Program Overview
Discovery Foundation Skills
To be completed your first year.
*Also fulfilles one of four required Writing Intensive courses.
One course normally to be completed by the end of the first year or 32 credits.
One course to be completed in the first or second year.
**Inquiry courses (444 course or INQ Attribute course) may be taken in a category below or within the major.
1 course from each category
|Biological Science*||Physical Science*|
|Fine and Performing Arts||
|Historical Perspectives||World Cultures|
|Social Science||Environment, Technology and Society|
*One (BS or PS) must have a Discovery laboratory (DLAB)
Click here for category and DLab descriptions
The Capstone allows you to reflect on your education and synthesize the knowledge and skills you have gained from your Discovery Program courses and major. The Capstone requirement may be satisfied through a course, created work or product, or some form of experiential learning. Departments may allow honors theses, mentored research projects, and other special student activities to substitute for designated department Capstones. The capstone is approved and directed within your major during the senior year.