2017-2018 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Sep 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FSBIO 201 - Investigative Approaches in Biology


Credits: 4
An investigative laboratory course that emphasizes experimental design, modern experimental techniques and instrumentation, analysis and interpretation of data, and written and oral presentation. The course consists of three multi-week project modules designed to illustrate investigative approaches at different levels of biological organization-molecular/cellular, organismal/physiology, and population/ecosystem. There is an emphasis on independent and cooperative laboratory/field work, and on writing and speaking in the sciences. One two-hour recitation/discussion and three-hour lab period per week. Must be taken on the letter-grade basis.

Prerequisite: BIO 220 .

Distribution Requirements: none.