Degree Requirements - NJCSTM

B.S. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OPTION: BIOLOGY TEACHER TRACK

Students choosing this option must make a formal application for admission to the NJCSTM as incoming freshman
GENERAL EDUCATION 34
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 
GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
STME 1403 Math & Computational Methods of Science I 4 
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS 20 
Humanities 6 
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course 
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 6 
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
Science & Mathematics 8 
STME 1603 Math & Computational Methods of Science II 4 
STME 1401 Chemical Systems I 4 
*Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 25 
ES 1000 Observing the Earth 3 
ID 1225 Issues of Contemporary Health 3
PSY 2110 Psych. Adolescence 3
STME 1601 Chemical Systems II 4 
STME 2603 Probabilistic Methods in Science 4 
STME 2403 Math & Computational Methods of Science III 4 
STME 1601 Physical Systems 4 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 47-48
Required Courses in Major 
STME 2601 Living Systems 4 
STME 2610 Current Issues in Science & Technology I 1
STME 3610 Current Issues in Science & Technology II 1
CHEM 2180 Principles of Organic Chemistry 4
BIO 2500 Principles of Botany 4
BIO 3305 Principles of Microbiology 4
BIO 3400 Zoology Form & Function 4
BIO 3403 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 3404 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 3614 Principles of Ecology 
(writing emphasis) 4
BIO 3704 Principles of Genetics 3
BIO 4105 Essentials of Biochemistry 4

Major/GE Capstone 3
STME 4610 Science & Technology 
Seminar (writing emphasis) 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 3-4
Select one course with advisement

FREE ELECTIVES 3
Select one course with advisement
Professional Education Requirements 18 
EMSE 2801 Intro Field Exp Subject Area K-12 3
EMSE 3230 Science Education K-12 3
EDUC 3000 Curriculum, Evaluation & the Learner 3
EMSE 3801 Field Experience in Instruction in Subject Areas K-12 2
EMSE 3903 Teaching English Language Learners 1
EMSE 5315 Intro Language Arts & Reading in Teaching Content Areas 3
EMSE 5320 Computers in the School Curriculum 3

TOTAL 127-8

B.S. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OPTION: CHEMISTRY TEACHER TRACK

Students choosing this option must make a formal application for admission to the NJCSTM as incoming freshman
GENERAL EDUCATION 34 
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 14 
GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
STME 1403 Math & Computational Methods of Science I 4 
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS 20 
Humanities 6 
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course: 
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 6 
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
Science & Mathematics 8 
STME 1603 Math & Computational 
 Methods of Science II 4 
STME 2401 Physical Systems 4 
*Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 25 
ES 1000 Observing the Earth 3
ID 1225 Issues of Contemporary Health 3
PSY 2110 Psych. Adolescence 3
STME 2403 Math & Computational Methods of Science III 4 
STME 2601 Living Systems 4 
PHYS 2096 Physics II 4
PHYS 3097 Physics III 4

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 45 

REQUIRED COURSES IN MAJOR 41
STME 1401 Chemical Systems I 4 
STME 1601 Chemical Systems II 4
STME 2603 Probabilistic Methods in Science 4 
STME 2610 Current Issues in Science & Technology I 1
STME 3610 Current Issues in Science & Technology II 1
CHEM 2283 Quantitative Analysis 4
CHEM 2491 Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 2581 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2583 Organic Chemistry Lab I 2
CHEM 2582 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 2584 Organic Chemistry Lab II 2
CHEM 3284 Instrumental Methods of Analysis (writing emphasis) 4
CHEM 3381 Physical Chemistry Lecture I 3
CHEM 3901 Independent Chemistry Research I 1
CHEM 4908 Seminar in Chemistry 3

Major/GE Capstone 3
STME 4610 Science & Technology Seminar (writing emphasis) 3

FREE ELECTIVES 6
Select with advisement (At least 50% at 3000-4000 level)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 18 
EMSE 2801 Intro Field Exp Subject Area K-12 3
EMSE 3230 Science Education K-12 3
EDUC 3000 Curriculum, Evaluation & the Learner 3
EMSE 3801 Field Experience in Instruction in Subject Areas K-12 2
EMSE 3903 Teaching English Language Learners 1
EMSE 5315 Intro Language Arts & Reading in Teaching Content Areas 3
EMSE 5320 Computers in the School Curriculum 3

TOTAL 128

B.S. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OPTION: MATHEMATICS TEACHER TRACK

Students choosing this option must make a formal application for admission to the NJCSTM as incoming freshman.

GENERAL EDUCATION 34 

FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 14 

GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
STME 1403 Math & Computational Methods of Science I 4 
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS 20 
Humanities 6 
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 6 
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society 
in America 3
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
Science & Mathematics 8 
STME 1603 Math & Computational Methods of Science II 4 
STME 1401 Chemical Systems I 4 
*Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 22 
ID 1225 Issues of Contemporary Health 3
PSY 2110 Psych. Adolescence 3
STME 1601 Chemical Systems II 4 
STME 2401 Physical Systems 4 
STME 2603 Probabilistic Methods in Science 4 
STME 2601 Living Systems 4 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 39 

REQUIRED COURSES IN MAJOR 
STME 2610 Current Issues in Science & Technology I 1
STME 3610 Current Issues in Science & Technology II 1
STME 2403 Math & Computational Methods of Science III 4 
MATH 3110 Introduction to Proofs 3
MATH 3225 Computational Methods in Matrix & Linear Algebra 3
MATH 3342 Euclidean & Non-Euclidian Geometry 3
MATH 3451 Calculus III 3
MATH 3452 Calculus IV 3
MATH 3455 Differential Equations 3
MATH 3544 Probability & Mathematical Statistics 3
MATH 3891 History of Mathematics 
(writing emphasis) 3
MATH 4805 Mathematical Modeling 
with Applications 3

Major/GE Capstone 3
STME 4610 Science & Technology 
Seminar (writing emphasis) 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 3
One course selected with advisement

FREE ELECTIVES 12 
At least 50% of free electives must be 
at 3000-4000 level

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 18 
EMSE 2801 Intro Field Exp Subject Area K-12 3
EMSE 3220 Math Education K-12 3
EDUC 3000 Curriculum, Evaluation & the Learner 3
EMSE 3801 Field Experience in Instruction in Subject Areas K-12 2
EMSE 3903 Teaching English Language Learners 1
EMSE 5315 Intro Language Arts & Reading in Teaching Content Areas 3
EMSE 5320 Computers in the School Curriculum 3

TOTAL 125

B.S. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OPTION: COMPUTATIONAL APPLIED MATHEMATICS RESEARCH TRACK

Students choosing this option must make a formal application for admission to the NJCSTM as incoming freshman.
GENERAL EDUCATION 34 
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 14 
GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
STME 1403 Math & Computational Methods of Science I 4 
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS 20 
Humanities 6 
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 6
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
Select one course:
Economics or Geography 3
Psychology 3
Sociology or Anthropology 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Science & Mathematics 8
STME 1603 Math & Computational Methods of Science II 4
STME 1401 Chemical Systems I 4 
*Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 16 
STME 1601 Chemical Systems II 4 
STME 2403 Math & Computational Methods of Science III 4 
STME 2401 Physical Systems 4 
STME 2601 Living Systems 4 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 59 

REQUIRED COURSES IN MAJOR 4
STME 2603 Probabilistic Methods in Science 4 
STME 2610 Current Issues in Science & Technology I 1
STME 3610 Current Issues in Science & Technology II 1
CPS 2231 Computer Organization & Programming 4
CPS 2232 Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis 4
CPS 3250 Computer Operating Systems 3
CPS 3962 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
OR
CPS 4301 Software Engineering I 
(writing emphasis) 3
MATH 3451 Calculus III 3
MATH 3452 Calculus IV 3
MATH 3455 Differential Equations 3
MATH 3120 Combinatorics 3
MATH 3940 Numerical Analysis 3
MATH 4805 Math Modeling with Applications 3
MATH 5410 Partial Differential Equations 3
OR
MATH 5630 Current Topics in Computational Science I 3
MATH 5965 High Performance Computing 3
OR
MATH 5631 Current Topics in Computational Science II 3

Major/GE Capstone 3
ID 4610 Science & Technology 
Seminar (writing emphasis) 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 12
Select with advisement, courses in 
mathematics, computer science or science

FREE ELECTIVES 15 
At least 50% of free electives must be 
at 3000-4000 level

TOTAL 124

B.S. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OPTION: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY/BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH TRACK

Students choosing this option must make a formal application for admission to the NJCSTM as incoming freshman.
GENERAL EDUCATION 34 
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 14 
GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
STME 1403 Math & Computational Methods of Science I 4 
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS 20 
Humanities 6 
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 6 
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
Select one course
Economics or Geography 3
Psychology 3
Sociology or Anthropology 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Science & Mathematics 8 
STME 1603 Math & Computational Methods of Science II 4 
STME 1401 Chemical Systems I 4 
*Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 20 
STME 1601 Chemical Systems II 4 
STME 2403 Math & Computational Methods of Science III 4 
STME 2401 Physical Systems 4 
STME 2603 Probabilistic Methods in Science 4 
PHYS 2096 Physics II 4

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 69-72 

REQUIRED COURSES IN MAJOR 
STME 2601 Living Systems 4 
STME 2610 Current Issues in Science & Technology I 1
STME 3610 Current Issues in Science & Technology II 1
CHEM 2283 Quantitative Analysis 4
CHEM 2581 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2583 Organic Chemistry Lab I 2
CHEM 2582 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 2584 Organic Chemistry Lab II 2
CHEM 3284 Instrumental Methods of Analysis (writing emphasis) 4
BIO 3403 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 3404 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 3305 Principles of Microbiology 4
BIO 3704 Principles of Genetics 3
BIO 3705 Principles of Genetics Lab 2
BIO 3820 Basic Tissue Culture 4 
BIO 4105 Essentials of Biochemistry 4
BIO 4700 Molecular Genetics 4
STME 5020 Ethics in Biotechnology 1
STME 5103 Scientific Writing & Presentation 3

Major/GE Capstone 3
STME 4610 Science & Technology 
Seminar (writing emphasis) 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 9-12 
Select with advisement, courses at the 
3000-4000 level in STME, BIO or CHEM

FREE ELECTIVES 3

TOTAL 126-129

B.S. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OPTION: BIOMEDICINE

Students choosing this option must make a formal application for admission to the NJCSTM as incoming freshman.
GENERAL EDUCATION 34 
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 14 
GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
STME 1403 Math & Computational Methods of Science I 4 
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS 20 
Humanities 6 
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
*Foreign Language 3
Social Sciences 6 
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Societyin America 3
*Psychology 3
Science & Mathematics 8 
STME 1603 Math & Computational Methods of Science II 4 
STME 1401 Chemical Systems I 4 
*Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 22 
Foreign Language Course 3
Foreign Language Course 3
STME 1601 Chemical Systems II 4 
STME 2403 Math & Computational Methods of Science III 4 
STME 2401 Physical Systems 4
PHYS 2096 Physics II 4 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 66-68 

REQUIRED COURSES IN MAJOR 
STME 2603 Probabilistic Methods in Science 4
STME 2601 Living Systems 4 
STME 2610 Current Issues in Science & Technology I 1
STME 3610 Current Issues in Science & Technology II 1
CHEM 2581 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2583 Organic Chemistry Lab I 2
CHEM 2582 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 2584 Organic Chemistry Lab II 2
BIO 3433 Anatomy & Physiology I (Honors) 4
BIO 3434 Anatomy & Physiology II (Honors) 4
BIO 3405 Basic Gross Anatomy 4
BIO 3305 Principles of Microbiology 4
BIO 3704 Principles of Genetics 3
BIO 3705 Principles of Genetics Lab 2
BIO 4105 Essentials of Biochemistry 4
BIO 4315 Immunology 4
BIO 4310 Virology 4
STME 4410 Systems Neuroscience 3

Major/GE Capstone 3
STME 4610 Science & Technology 
Seminar (writing emphasis) 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 7-9
Non Drexel link students take 2 major electives with advisement; Preceptorships for Drexel link students only
STME 3520 Preceptorship I or elective 3-4
STME 4520 Preceptorship II or elective 3-4
STME 4611 NJCSTM Service Learning (taken with STME 4610) 1

FREE ELECTIVES 6
Select with advisement 1 course in either: 
history of science/medicine/technology; human rights/genocide; or sustainability 3
First semester of foreign language 
humanities course 3

TOTAL 128-130

Dean STEM

Dr. Bostian

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T: 908-737-7200
F: 908-737-7205
kbostian@kean.edu
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