Online Exploratory Math, Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Are you interested in technology, data and all things STEM, but aren’t yet sure of which degree to choose? If so, the math, physical sciences, engineering and technology exploratory track is a great option for you. Take courses that allow you to fulfill general education credits while deepening your knowledge and exploring your passions.

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Quick facts

Next start date:

Next start date: 01/09/2023


Total classes:

Total classes: 15

Weeks per class:

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours:

Total credit hours: 45

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What does “exploratory studies” mean?

Exploratory studies are an excellent way to learn more about topics that interest you before committing to a major. During your experience, you’ll complete general education credits to keep you on track for graduation as you explore your passions. You’ll also gain valuable life and career skills that will help you confidently decide which degree program is your perfect fit. In addition to the math, physical sciences, engineering and technology track, you may also choose:

As an exploratory studies student, you’ll select a track and take up to 45 credits worth of related courses that explore the topics and skills needed to transition into your future program. You’ll have an academic advisor who can assist you throughout the process and help you hone in on your top choice of majors.

Is the math and science track right for me?

 

Whether you’re passionate about computers, data, chemistry or discovering new advancements in STEM, the math, physical sciences, engineering and technology track is here for you. In this track, you’ll explore both physical and abstract topics, such as:

  • Computer sciences.
  • Data analysis and web design.
  • Intellectual curiosity and logical reasoning.
  • Physical sciences.
  • Software development and engineering.
  • Theoretical knowledge.

As you continue through your exploratory studies track, you’ll be afforded opportunities to discover a variety of career paths in the math and science industry. Your academic advisor will also discuss your interests with you when helping you declare a major.

Math, physical sciences, engineering and technology track courses

Throughout your exploratory studies, you’ll cover a broad range of subject matter, such as software programming and information technology, as well as many topics in math and science. Additionally, you’ll take personalized exploratory courses intended to help you refine your major and career interests. Courses may include:


UNI 250: Choosing a Major


UNI 150: Major and Career Exploration


UNI 270: Career Direction for a Successful Future


Study with the same expert faculty who teach on campus

Our award-winning faculty are accomplished across industries and locations around the world. They include researchers, authors, artists and more. No matter where you study, you’ll take courses from the same faculty who teach on campus. Learn side-by-side with faculty dedicated to your success as you participate in research opportunities and attend virtual office hours.

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Study with the same expert faculty who teach on campus

Our award-winning faculty are accomplished across industries and locations around the world. They include researchers, authors, artists and more. No matter where you study, you’ll take courses from the same faculty who teach on campus. Learn side-by-side with faculty dedicated to your success as you participate in research opportunities and attend virtual office hours.

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Math, physical sciences, engineering and technology track admission requirements

1. Review competency requirements

2. Review other admission requirements

3. Complete online application

4. File your FAFSA

5. Request ACT or SAT scores

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Study at one of the top-ranked universities in the nation

ASU is a global university recognized for its commitment to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report.

#1


in innovation for 8 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Top 10


best online bachelor’s programs.

Top 10%


best global universities.

80%


of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

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