Enroll in a coures involving research and innovation for the upcoming semester!

Research Experience (REX) 

REX courses help students develop research skills and provide the opportunity to complete a research project in a specific discipline. There are no prerequisites and these courses span one semester. REX courses are available to both juniors and seniors. 

Curriculum-Based Unicorn Research Experiences (CURE) 

CUREs integrate research experiences into the curriculum of the course. Science courses with a research component are indicated by (*R*) in the course catalog. 

January Term (J-Term)

J-Term provides students the opportunity to participate in specialized courses arranged by NCSSM faculty.   J-Term courses that focus on research/innovation vary from year to year.


Entrepreneurship (HU4000) brings the themes and principles of entrepreneurship to life by building a business around an innovative product. As a culminating event, students will showcase their innovations during an entrepreneurial fair on campus. 

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