College of Sciences and Arts

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The College of Sciences and Arts fuels Michigan Tech Huskies with intellectualism, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation across multiple disciplines. Students are taught by leading experts in their fields and engage in cutting-edge research in 31 bachelors and 26 graduate degrees—getting their hands dirty with grit and determination.

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  • 70%
    undergraduate areas of study
  • 20+
    graduate areas of study
  • 1600+
    total enrollment

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Otha Thornton

Otha Thornton '01, '09

Otha E. Thornton, Jr. received his bachelor’s degree in urban studies from Morehouse College. In 2001 he earned a MS in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from Michigan Tech and was awarded an honorary PhD from Michigan Tech in 2009. He is a retired United States Army Lieutenant Colonel who completed his career with tours at the White House Communications . . .

Student studying in the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library.

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.