Science and Technology Multidisciplinary Studies

Science and Technology Multidisciplinary Studies Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

Science and Technology Multidisciplinary Studies

Enjoy greater job security and career flexibility with a multidisciplinary degree.

Take advantage of one of California University of Pennsylvania's most flexible degrees. A bachelor's degree in science and technology multidisciplinary studies enables you to customize your own program of study to your personal/professional interests, as well as employer needs and occupational employment projections.

 Designed as a degree-completion program, this bachelor's degree focuses on essential and immediately applicable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. You'll graduate with a unique and adaptable multidisciplinary skill set that will meet the demands of current business, industry, government, education/training development and technology.

Mix and match courses from a variety of technical areas:

  • Electrical engineering technology.
  • Computer engineering technology.
  • Mechatronics engineering technology.
  • Robotics engineering technology.
  • Industrial technology.
  • Graphics and multimedia.
  • Technology management and more!


Accreditation: Programs in Applied Engineering and Technology are accredited by ETAC of ABET; the Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications; the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering; and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Prior Learning Assessments: Cal U makes it a priority to help you determine the best path to degree completion. If you've completed certificates, certifications, workforce training, apprenticeships, or have on-the-job work experience, you can employ a Prior Learning Assessment process to convert the educational attainment from those experiences into academic credits!

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Graduate faster by transferring up to 90 degree credits from previous courses at accredited institutions.
Your degree will focus on two or more programs of study that are integrated around a unifying technology theme or topic.
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Degree Benefits

As a Cal U science and technology multidisciplinary studies student, you'll benefit from:

  • A fully customizable degree that is designed to meet workforce needs.
  • A sound educational foundation without rigid specialization requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge and higher-level skills for career advancement to management and professional careers in the workforce.
  • Services to enroll, retain and graduate non-traditional students, as well as degree completion services for returning students.
  • Career support and connections with top employers.
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Graduate Outcomes


A bachelor's degree in science and technology multidisciplinary studies will provide you with customized STEM skills that meet the ever-changing needs of business and industry. You will be able to take advantage of the rapidly expanding technician-level and managerial-level employment opportunities available in the new economy. Over the past three years, 97% of alumni who responded to surveys had successfully obtained employment.

Science and Technology Multidisciplinary Studies Bachelor's Degree
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Top Rated Facilities

On-campus courses for science and technology multidisciplinary studies include many labs in three different buildings: Eberly Science and Technology Center, Helsel Hall and Coover Hall. You'll have access to an EET analog lab, a digital/embedded systems lab, labs for CADD/drafting, materials testing, automation/robotics and mechatronics, manufacturing technology, STEM prototyping/3D printing, digital prepress, electronics and more.

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Reach The Finish Line

Have your earned some college credits but never graduated from college? Cal U's Finish Line maps out an efficient, cost-effective route to degree completion. As a degree-completion program, technical studies is often pursued by individuals who participate in the Cal U Finish Line initiative. Finish Line coaches provide a complimentary review of your previous college credits and develop a personalized plan for completing your college degree on campus or online.

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Exceptional Professors

At Cal U, you'll learn from professors who are experts in their fields and steeped in real-world experience. Our science and technology multidisciplinary studies faculty members have cumulatively contributed to hundreds of scholarly books, magazines and journals.


Bachelor's Degree Courses

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  • Cal U's bachelor's degree in science and technology multidisciplinary studies offers flexible courses that are customized to your interests and career goals. This 120-credit program includes a professional technical core, which combines a minimum of 6 credits of science, 6 credits of technology, 6 credits of engineering, 6 credits of mathematics (STEM) and a 3-credit capstone experience.

Associate Degrees
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Bachelor's Degrees
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Multidisciplinary Studies Faculty

Dr. Mark E. Bronakowski
Professor; Graphics and Multimedia Program Coordinator

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Dr. Larry D. Horath

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Dr. Rene L. Kruse
Professor, Global Online program coordinator

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Aleksandra Prokic
Assistant Professor

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Ghassan A. Salim
Assistant Professor

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Joseph G. Schickel
AET Chair and Assistant Professor

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Jeffrey S. Sumey
Associate Professor

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Dr. John M. Thompson

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Susan E. Urbine
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Jennifer Wilburn
Assistant Professsor; Program Coordinator

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