The College of Science, Engineering and Technology (the College) will become one of the nation’s preeminent schools of contemporary interdisciplinary science and technology. We will be recognized by the excellence of our programs, the quality of our instruction, our innovative research, and our desire to be a contributing partner to our community, state, nation, and world.
The College will become a leader in producing high quality graduates especially with regards to all under-represented minority groups and students from urban environments. The College will be a leader in undergraduate, graduate and professional education and research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and related professions. The College will become a proactive leader in producing highly qualified biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics teachers and in improving the STEM programs in urban schools. The College will involve students in its research activities; develop strong mentoring programs; and provide creative seminars on current scientific activities as a means of encouraging students to academic and research careers. The College will develop strong academic support activities.
The College is dedicated to integrating sciences and contemporary technologies, through education, scholarly activities, and community service; meeting the needs of a diverse graduate and undergraduate student population while addressing critical urban issues within a global economy.