Subject: Biology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 5 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Biology

Description

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to biological research. Students will study a research question with a faculty supervisor, through a combination of a research literature review and practical work. A written report and an oral presentation are required.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of 12 cu of senior BIOL courses and permission of the department. BIOL 301 is strongly recommended.
Note: Students are required to obtain a faculty supervisor prior to registration in this course. Students are encouraged to complete this course in their 3rd year. BIOL 480 or BIOL 481 may subsequently be completed for credit, provided that the topic studied for BIOL 480 or BIOL 481 is substantially different than that studied in BIOL 380. The written report submitted for completion of this course will be maintained on file in the Department.

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