Course Description

STEM Essentials, CRSN 15A

Introduces tips and techniques to supplement and expand a student's existing repertoire of science/mathematics problem-solving skills for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) classes. The material covered is intended to aid development as a confident learner and future expert in the student's major.

Key Information

Credit: 2 quarter units / 1.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, Rachel Carson College

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

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General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
Major Requirement: 2 unit LD UCSD CSE Elective

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More About The Course

This course is entirely online. Much of the work can be completed at your own pace but there are weekly deadlines and some work that must be done with collaboration with other students each week. You cannot complete the entire course before the final week of class.

Course Creators

Ronnie Lipschutz
Stella Hein
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