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Co-Op and Career Services

Students in the program will complete either a one co-op cycle or a three co-op cycle, most likely during the spring-summer terms. Students will meet with their career services adviser during their time in the program to closely match career objectives with curriculum design and co-op/research opportunities.

Degree requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree: 180.0 credits (quarter system)

Foundation Requirements Credits
CSDN 101 Introduction to Multi-Disciplinary Methods 1.0
CSDN 102 Knowledge By Design Seminar 1.0
WEST 210 Innovative Problem Solving 4.0
WEST 220 Multimodal Research 4.0
COOP 101 Career Management/Professional Development 0.0
UNIV 101 The Drexel Experience 1.0
CSDN 203 Custom-Designed Major Seminar* 1.0
CSDN 304 Custom-Designed Major Project 3.0
CSDN 305 Custom-Designed Major Project 3.0
CSDN 306 Custom-Designed Major Project 3.0
Additional program requirements Credits
Humanities courses 9.0
Social science courses 9.0
Mathematics courses
Science courses 8.0
Three 300- or 400-level courses in each discipline, comprising a significant component of the custom-designed curriculum** varies

*Taken for one credit each in sophomore and junior years.

**All prerequisite courses for these selected courses must also be satisfied.

First-Year Evaluation

At the conclusion of the spring term of the student’s first year in the Major, the student will receive an evaluation and personal consultation regarding his or her progress. At this point each student will either be allowed to continue in the Custom-Designed Major or will be advised to transfer to another major at Drexel University.