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Course Descriptions

The biology program will produce biologists with the chemistry, mathematics, and physics background needed to solve biotechnological problems in the coming decades. Those students wishing to strengthen their engineering skills can earn the area minor in biomedical engineering.

BIO 399 - Practice of Science

This course focuses on skills required for implementing scientific research, including reading the primary literature, experimental design, scientific writing, oral presentations, research proposal writing, poster presentations, and investigation of research programs (through seminars or individual meetings). Each student chooses a project and research mentor by the end of the course.