Grand Challenge Scholars Program Curriculum


Grand Challenge Scholars Program Curriculum


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Jen Skidmore
Director of Student Development
jenskidmore@unl.edu



The Grand Challenge Scholars Program elements are very customizeable to your major and interests. You must complete requirements for each of the Components, but how you complete each component is mostly up to you. Other opportunities not included in the outline below might be available to you, but all activities must be approved by the GCSP committee or your faculty advisor.

Curriculum Overview

GCSP Component #1: Talent Competency

Select ONE (1) option:

  • Option A                      Undergraduate Research
  • Option B                      Internship/Co-op
  • Option C                      Thesis
  • Option D                      Other/Special Topics

GCSP Component #2: Multidisciplinary Competency

Select TWO (2) options:

  • Option A                      Professional Conferences and/or Meetings
  • Option B                      Interdisciplinary Academic Minor
  • Option C                      Approved Non-Engineering Course
  • Option D                      Other/Special Topics

GCSP Component #3: Viable Business/Entrepreneurship Competency

Select ONE (1) option:

  • Option A                      Business Plan or Pitch Competition
  • Option B                      Entrepreneurship or Management course
  • Option C                      Capstone Project or Senior Design
  • Option D                      Other/Special Topics

GCSP Component #4: Multicultural Competency

Select TWO (2) options:

  • Option A                      Study Abroad or Study Tour
  • Option B                      Multicultural or Global Service Student Organization
  • Option C                      Professional Conferences and/or Meetings
  • Option D                      Approved ACE 9 Elective
  • Option E                      Other/Special Topics

GCSP Component #5: Social Consciousness Competency

Select TWO (2) options:

  • Option A                      Engineering Ambassadors Network
  • Option B                      Volunteer or Service Experience (40+ hrs.)
  • Option C                      ENGR 100/1000, or approved Service Learning course
  • Option D                      Other/Special Topics

*NOTE: The curriculum displayed above is the most recent GCSP curriculum for scholars beginning their program in the Fall 2019 term.