Jun 01, 2023  
2021-22 UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 UMM Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 404 - Senior Thesis in Biological Research

An opportunity for students to engage in independent research on a biological problem of interest to them.  Such work involves field or laboratory experimentation, computer modeling, or a combination of methodologies.  A student typically begins in the second half of the junior year of study.  The student first enrolls in BIO 404.  In consultation with a thesis advisor the student selects a research project, prepares a bibliography and preliminary literature review, and submits a research proposal.  SSC 320 Research Methods and Design may be substituted for this first semester. A grade of “pass” or “fail” is awarded.

General Education Requirements: Satisfies Capstone Experience and Writing Intensive in Major when taken with BIO 405 and BIO 406

Prerequisites: MAT 215, a 3.0 GPA within the major and overall, and approval by a thesis advisor.

Course Typically Offered Every Fall and Spring

Credits: 2