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Current Topics in Biology (BIOL 490R)

Special topics course in which students will learn how to engage, evaluate, and understand scientific research and then how to formally convey their understanding both orally and in writing. Each section will contain an instructor-selected biological theme for study.

Credit Hours 1.0 Lecture
Prerequisites Senior status with 90+ credits
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, each student should be able to:

  • Read and understand scientific journal articles on a specific topic
  • Formulate new ideas that could lead to new avenues of research.
  • Gain a greater understanding of science and its impact on human life.