Subject: Biology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Biology


Examines the essential processes and principles of current, topical biological research. The course is designed to enhance the capacity to understand biological concepts, critically evaluate scientific work, develop logical and sound opinions and improve written and oral communication skills.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 120 or BIOL 121; plus 9 credit units BIOL at the 200-level or above; plus one of STAT 245, STAT 246 or PLSC 214.
Note: This course is a requirement in the B.Sc. Four Year and Honours programs in Biology and Environmental Biology and for the Certificate in Biological Research; students in these programs should consider taking BIOL 301 as early as possible in their program.

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