Jun 20, 2024  
2023-24 Academic Catalog 
2023-24 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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BIO-117 - Research Methods in Biology

3 credits
In this course students will be introduced to quantitative and qualitative methods for conducting meaningful scientific inquiry and research while developing an understanding of the scope and purpose of biological research and building written and oral communication skills. Under supervision of a faculty mentor, students will select a research project, write a literature based research proposal, conduct experiments, and prepare and communicate a research report in either written or poster form. Research methods and experimental design will be emphasized, along with accessing articles from the professional literature and the effective communication of research results.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101  or BIO 102  

Corequisite(s): BIO 117L  

Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation’s Natural or Physical Science requirements.

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