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BIO 480 Research in Biology

Prerequisite:BIO 490, junior standing and permission of Department Chairperson. 8-10 hours of independent research per week and 1 conference hour.

Course Description: Under faculty supervision students conduct research and submit a report at the close of the semester. A maximum of 2 semesters for credit may be elected. Contact department for more information concerning requirements. Students must contact the Department Chairperson prior to registration for this course.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, Summer

3 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 490 Minimum Grade of D

BIO 480 Research in Biology

Prerequisite:BIO 490, junior standing and permission of Department Chairperson. 8-10 hours of independent research per week and 1 conference hour.

Course Description: Under faculty supervision students conduct research and submit a report at the close of the semester. A maximum of 2 semesters for credit may be elected. Contact department for more information concerning requirements. Students must contact the Department Chairperson prior to registration for this course.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, Summer

3 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 490 Minimum Grade of D

BIO 481 Research in Biology II

Prerequisite: BIO 480 and permission of Instructor and Chair. 8-10 hours or independent research each week.

Course Description: This course involves laboratory based research under the direction of a faculty member and will involve 60-75 hours of research during the semester. The topic of research depends upon the faculty member. Students must contact the Department Chairperson prior to registration for this course.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, Summer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 480 Minimum Grade of C-

BIO 490 Introduction to Research in the Biological Sciences

Required of all Biology majors in junior year. 3 lecture hours per week.

Course Description: An introduction to the basic research and data analysis techniques used in the modern biological sciences. Discussion topics include hypothesis generation, methods of data presentation and utilization of proper statistical techniques based upon experimental design. Students will make presentations for group discussion on current advances and research in biology.

Course Rotation: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 101 Minimum Grade of C- and BIO 102 Minimum Grade of C- and BIO 231 Minimum Grade of C- and BIO 335 Minimum Grade of C-

BIO 490 Introduction to Research in the Biological Sciences

Required of all Biology majors in junior year. 3 lecture hours per week.

Course Description: An introduction to the basic research and data analysis techniques used in the modern biological sciences. Discussion topics include hypothesis generation, methods of data presentation and utilization of proper statistical techniques based upon experimental design. Students will make presentations for group discussion on current advances and research in biology.

Course Rotation: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 101 Minimum Grade of C- and BIO 102 Minimum Grade of C- and BIO 231 Minimum Grade of C- and BIO 335 Minimum Grade of C-

BIO 491 Internship in Biology

Prerequisite: Acceptance in a position, junior standing and permission of Department Chair.

Course Description: A direct experience in the working environment designed to enhance and extend the knowledge gained in the classroom. The student reports to a regular assignment and receives guidance and direction from professionals. The student will work on projects requiring reports and will meet regularly with a department advisor who will provide overall supervision. Contact the department for more information concerning requirements.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, Summer.

3 credits

BIO 492 Internship in Biology II

Prerequisite: Completion of junior year. Permission of the department chairperson and acceptance in a position. A continuation of BIO 491.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

BIO 495C Hospital Career Training: Medical Technology

Course Description: Required for B.S. in Medical Technology candidates after completion of prescribed didactic course sequence. Taken at affiliated hospital centers.

Course rotation: TBA

12 credits