There are many opportunities for students to do research working with faculty, graduate students, and researchers. The degree builds students' skills in critical thinking, written and oral communication, data analysis & modeling, and applying systems approaches to problem-solving, which prepare students for a wide variety of careers. DEEPS undergraduate students are offered the flexibility of A.B. or Sc.B. degrees in four concentration options, which stress critical thinking, analytical methods, and communication skills that are vitally important for personal and career development.
There are typically 60+ concentrators within the department and 20 graduates per year, 80% of which complete a capstone Senior Thesis. Undergraduates have many opportunities to engage in research and hands-on learning experiences.