Earn course credit for lab research in BSB 499

A student holds a sample in a biology lab

Beginning in your junior year, biology majors may apply to conduct research under the direction of a member of the faculty.

Students will conduct individualized descriptive or experimental research projects or directed readings under the direction of a project director and two other faculty committee members appointed by the Sciences and Mathematics Department Chair.

As a requirement of this course, students will submit a written report on their activities during the semester to be reviewed and approved by the researchers committee.

The Independent Study in Biology may be taken for 1-4 hours per semester and can be repeated for up to 8 hours credit.

To apply to this course, contact a member of the Biology faculty.