Division of STEM and Social Sciences
The Division of STEM and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences offers 30 undergraduate majors and 16 minors in nine departments. Students in these programs are challenged to develop quantitative reasoning skills by professors who are dedicated scholars. Learners are ultimately equipped to foster lasting change in the world through their chosen vocation.
STEM and Social Sciences Innovation Fund: Dedicated funds for the development of innovative experiential learning opportunities in the sciences, with special emphasis on collaboration among the departments in STEM disciplines and social sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences. Funds will be distributed through a competitive process that privileges interdisciplinary teams.
Urban Studies Experiential Learning Opportunities: Provides stipends and supports budget for experiential learning opportunities, including undergraduate research mentored by Sociology or Family Consumer Sciences departments with preference for research related to urban concerns. Supported opportunities also include urban social services paid internships and scholarships for study abroad (e.g. Philippines study or SPRINT travel to Brazil).
Jon Parle Engineering Project Endowment: Proceeds from the endowment provide support for engineering senior projects.
Krienke Undergraduate Research Endowment: Proceeds from the endowment are used to provide stipends, materials, and travel support for students in the STEM disciplines conducting undergraduate research with SPU faculty mentors.
Montana Family Endowment: Proceeds from the endowment provide support for students and faculty mentors engaged in undergraduate research. First preference is chemistry and biochemistry, but also open to students in biology.