Michigan Tech’s College of Sciences and Arts offers truly exciting, even unique undergraduate and graduate programs (30 degrees and 36 minors) consistent with being a “technological university.” Of course there are STEM programs in the physical, natural and life sciences, mathematics and statistics, computer science, and software engineering, but do you know there are programs in the arts, humanities, and social and behavioral science programs such as sound design, applied cognitive psychology and human factors, teacher certifications, environmental policy, and scientific and technical communication that are equally at home in a “technological university”? Check us out!

Note from the Dean

CSA Dean Search

The College of Sciences and Arts is in the process of a searching for a new dean. The dean, the chief academic and administrative officer for the college, provides leadership in shaping the vision for the future of the role of the CSA within the University, the state of Michigan, higher education, and society at large, and is responsible for fostering successful collaborations among personnel, other areas of the University, and external constituencies.

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Picking a college major can see daunting. There are so many options! Not sure? Michigan Tech's General Sciences and Arts program is designed to let students explore fields of study and career avenues for a semester or two under the direction of a committed faculty member and advisor.

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John Furton

'87

John Furton is Vice President of Purchasing & Merchandising for Family Video, the nation's third largest video retailer, and President of Family Online, a subsidiary company focused on the evolving digital distribution of movies and games.

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Kenneth Showler

'07

Ken Showler enrolled at Michigan Technological University in the fall of 2002, as an electrical engineering major. He fit right into campus as an instructor at the Mount Ripley Ski Hill and a serious mountain biker. But 3-½ years later, Ken’s interest, skills (and incidentally most of his electives) prompted his transfer into the newly available BA in sound design under primary mentor Christopher Plummer. . . .

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Steven Misenheimer

'81

Steve Misenheimer received a B.S. in Computer Science with an Application specialty in Electrical Engineering in 1981. While focusing on his degree, Steve maintained a strong interest in the fine arts, especially the Jazz Lab Band and Pep Band.

The CSA digital viewbook showcases exciting and deeply interdisciplinary research and scholarly activities.  Many faculty welcome undergraduates to join their research teams!