Degree type(s): Minor
Degree field(s): Humanities; Arts
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

STEM Research Minor Program

The University of Mary is proud to offer a STEM Research minor for students who are looking to participate in faculty-mentored research projects. The program enables students to design and conduct experiments, publish and present original research, and work collaboratively with a research team.

Research Opportunities

Opportunities to do research include areas such as: Visual neuroscience, HIV-inhibiting drugs, autism detection and monitoring, mosquitos and insecticides, phage virus discovery, computer simulations of molecular dynamics, paleontology and fossil characterization, tardigrades, and more.

Career Outlook

This program allows students to be more competitive for admission to professional programs or graduate school. Students who complete the STEM Research minor will be prepared for careers that generate or rely on the ability to utilize research in STEM fields, including graduate school, professional school, and medical school.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • MAT 209
  • CHE 109 or 111
  • ENR 101 or BIO 101 (or higher)
  • BIO/CHE 444 SURVE Internship

Elective Courses (9 credits)

  • MAT 204
  • CHE 429
  • BIO 365
  • BIO 366
  • BIO 428
  • CHE 428
  • MAT 428

Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific to each major or academic program.

We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.