|COURSE NUMBER:||BIOL 494|
|COURSE TITLE:||Senior Independent Project|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Natural Sciences Faculty Members|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 2(hrs lect 0 - hrs sem 1 - hrs lab 3)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||In this course students conduct an independent project, designed in consultation with the instructor. This project may
be an independent research project in the laboratories at the University, a cooperative project with a public agency,
or a biological literature research project. Other ventures are possible. Before the work commences, the student is required to
submit a detailed proposal. Upon completion of the project, the results must be presented in the form of a paper and a
This course is only open to students registered in the 3-year B.A. or B.Sc. biology degree program and students in the environmental studies biology degree program.
Prerequisites: Six credits in biology at the 300-level
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
* The BIOL 494 final grades are arrived at in consultation with all faculty members in the Biology Department.
* Depending on the nature of the project, individual supervisors might allocate a certain percentage to a lab/field notebook.
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.
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