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BIOL 296 Directed Research II

1-12 s.h.

Directed research and training with faculty supervision to develop, carry out and report on a module of research. Intended for students with little prior experience in research, but who have had a year of college-level sciences. Students may work as part of a team with other students at various academic levels on campus, in the field, or at the Biological Field Station. Experiences may include research methods, project proposals or grant development, data collection, exposure to field or laboratory instrumentation and the development of communication skills. Directed research at the Biological Field Station is competitive and typically conducted for 10 weeks in the summer, 36 hours per week. Sponsored research may include a stipend or other monetary award. This course does not fulfill any requirements for the Biology major.

Prerequisite: BIOL 181.

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