Feb 28, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BIO 015 - Scientific Process Skills

Semester Hours: 2-4

Fall, Spring, Summer

This course is designed to provide biology majors with a fundamental understanding of how biologists develop research questions, design experiments, analyze data, and report their findings to the scientific community. Although the specific type of biological data used – cell/molecular, ecological, physiological, etc. – will vary with sections and semesters, all sections will explore elements of the scientific process, including data collection, literature searches and data mining, hypothesis development, experimental design, data analysis and interpretation, and written or oral communication of research results.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 012 . Corequisite: BIO 011 . Open only to majors in biology. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis.

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