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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BISC 315 - Experimental Cell Biology

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Starts with a series of inquiry-based laboratory experiences in cell biology, centered on microscopy and using several protist model organisms. In second half of semester, students conduct a 5-6 week hypothesis-driven independent study project. Project proposals are peer-critiqued. Group presentations at end of semester detail the experiments they carried out and discuss how the results fit with previously published data and with original hypotheses.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: BISC 208 , BISC 305 , and CHEM 321  or CHEM 213 . RESTRICTIONS: BISC 305  must be completed before taking this course.
Requirement Designations: Discovery Learning Experience Course Typically Offered: Spring
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5C: Reason Scientifically