Jessica Meyer is a senior at Grand Canyon University. She was raised in Tucson, AZ, but recently moved to Phoenix to attend traditional classes at GCU. Jessica is majoring in marketing in the Colangelo College of Business. It is her first and last year studying at the main campus, and she wishes her time at GCU could last longer! She loves GCU so much, that she hopes to continue to work for GCU’s marketing department after graduation.
Do you have an interest in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), but you are not sure which program to pursue for your college degree? Read brief summaries of popular STEM programs in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology to see which one interests you the most:
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Biology programs can assist you in finding your purpose by offering a wide variety of specific emphases. Emphases at GCU include pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy and pre-physician assistant. These programs prepare you for graduate medical programs. If your goal is to become a medical professional, these types of programs could be a good fit for you!
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science could be the perfect degree of choice if you are looking for innovation in technology. With this degree, you can learn to use critical thinking skills to solve problems in large scale data processing, data mining and interpretation, database design and programming and object-oriented programming. At GCU, you can choose an emphasis in big data analytics, business entrepreneurship or game and simulation development.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Curious about a Bachelor of Science in Engineering? Consider choosing biomedical engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering! These are popular programs of study for students wanting to spark innovative solutions across differing industries. Biomedical engineers aim to improve patient care by taking biomedical research results and applying them to make biomedical devices, prosthetics, implants and more; electrical engineers develop solutions for electronics, communications and electrical power systems; and mechanical engineers design innovative mechanical devices.
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
Exercise science degrees are for those with a passion for health and wellness promotion, physical education and sports performance. With this degree, you might be able to pursue a career as a personal trainer, health educator, fitness instructor or exercise physiologist.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology will provide you with a clear understanding of the value of information technology and how different specializations can improve the performance of enterprise systems. In addition, you can choose an emphasis in cyber security, so you may specialize in assisting individuals and/or organizations through cyber defense, cyber operations and cyber law.
To learn more about all of the STEM degrees offered through Grand Canyon University’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology, visit our website or contact us today!
Written by Jessica Meyer, a senior earning a marketing degree at GCU.