Published In

Systems

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-2014

Subjects

System theory -- Study and teaching, System theory -- Curriculum, Portland State University. Systems Science Graduate Programs, Graduate students -- United States

Abstract

Systems science is defined in general fashion, and a brief background is provided that lists some of the systems science-related societies, conferences, journals, research institutes, and educational programs. The Systems Science Graduate Program at Portland State University in Portland, OR, USA, is described in detail, including its history, curriculum, students, faculty, and degrees granted. Dissertation topics are summarized via word diagrams created from dissertation titles over the years. MS degrees, student placement, and undergraduate courses are also mentioned, and future plans for the program are described including its support for sustainability education.

Description

© 2014 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

DOI

10.3390/systems2020077

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11390

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