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The Center for Integrative Studies in General Science (CISGS) is designed to enrich the education of MSU students through non-majors courses in the arts and humanities, the social sciences, and the biological and physical sciences. Gaining knowledge in these interconnected areas is an essential component of meeting the university‚Äôs goal that all MSU students succeed as engaged lifelong learners.

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A directory to our faculty and staff and courses for Integrative Studies in General Science!

CISGS Teaching Awards and recipients over the years.

CISGS Related News

Instructors from the Michigan State University (MSU) colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Arts and Letters are bringing science and the humanities together by looking at food waste in an interactive way. 
  Read all about "The Food Waste Challenge: Opportunities and Innovations"

Taking a stand at Standing Rock:  Read the story in SPARTAN NEWS ROOM with quotes from CISGS and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences professor, Bob Drost.

See what one MSU student (a future teacher) is working  on concerning our global water issues. Melissa Gutwein: Decreasing Our Water Foot Print.  Check out Melissa's article in MSU TODAY