Course Overview

Objective: Integrate and expand on what you have learned in the mathematical and physical sciences. To accomplish this, find an area/problem in which you are interested and write a proposal to present at the end of this semester. You will implement the proposal during the second semester.

You should use this course as an opportunity to go further in your major and to understand the crucial role of planning in successful project management. Much of the material you develop this semester will appear in your final report at the end of the next semester.

There are two components to the year-long project:

The first is important in terms of taking responsibility for your own education. The second is important in terms of making what you know useful.

Possible projects:

Specific Ideas:

Course evaluation criteria: