College of Sciences and Arts

Quincy Mine at night with the Northern Lights visible.

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
 

CSA Academy

Melvin Calvin

Melvin Calvin '31

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1911, Melvin Calvin received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1931 and a PhD in chemistry from the University of Minnesota in 1935. He began his academic career in 1937 at the University of California at Berkeley, where he stayed for the remainder of his career. He died in 1997. . . .

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.