Integrative Curricular Microcredential in Science Communication
Issued by SUNY Geneseo
Students will be able to connect science topics to communication skills in preparation for professional opportunities including freelance writing, journalism, and graduate study. Microcredentialed students will have developed skills in science storytelling, data visualization, and written and oral communication. Students will have designed, implemented, and evaluated an integrative, high-impact science communication project and reflected upon the role of science in society.Additional Details
9 credits in ENGL 102/201/202/305 or FMST 270 or COMN 107/212/213/251/275/277 or DANL 310 1 STEM course BIOL 384
Integrative or applied learning experience Following BIOL 384, students will develop and carry out an integrative, high-impact project in science communication via either an internship or a Directed Study; the high-impact project will involve disseminating science to a broader public, such as through a publication, presentation, podcast, etc. Students will engage in active reflection on science communication through metacognitive activities including dialogue with others in the program.