BIO 450 Senior Research Capstone

5 credits, Fall and Spring

Provides an opportunity for the student to develop and conduct a scientific research project on campus. A minimum of 150 hours of laboratory work is required. Under the direction of a faculty mentor, each student performs independent and original research that is part of the faculty member's ongoing research program. Emphasis is on honing oral and written skills in the context of scientific inquiry. In February, invitations to apply are extended to all students who meet the prerequisites. Restricted to biology majors.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in a minimum of two upper-level biology courses; satisfactory completion of the School of the Sciences junior portfolio; two evaluations by science faculty

Fees: Printing fees may be required.