BIOL 425 - Principles and Practice of Research
(4cr) An upper-level course taken by junior or senior students after completion of introductory courses in biology, chemistry, and mathematics. Statistics is recommended prior to the course. Lectures will address logic and the scientific process. The scientific approach to problem solving will be emphasized. Topics included are literature review, experimental design, data analysis, scientific communication, and research ethics. In this course, students will write a research-based thesis and present an oral seminar. This course is required for both the biology major and the ecological sciences concentration. This course meets the Core Curriculum Capstone and Writing in the Major requirements. Previously titled Internship in Biology. Prerequisites: Junior standing and Biology major, or permission of instructor.
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