STM 100 - Women in STEM
Despite notable gains in the chemical and biological sciences, women continue to represent a minority in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers. This course will explore the contribution of women to STEM disciplines throughout history as well as in the local community. Students will have the opportunity to learn from female professionals who can speak of their personal experiences as women in their education/careers.
1 Class Hour
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Define the role of women in STEM throughout history.
2. Identify the scope of STEM careers and the options available to them at the local, regional, statewide, and national levels.
3. Model open-mindedness and respect for gender roles in STEM programs/careers.
4. Pursue an education and career in a STEM field.
5. Develop leadership skills.
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