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

BIO 400 Biology Thesis

Fall-Spring Semesters

This course is the Biology Department’s capstone course that culminates the research series process (BIO 101  , BIO 390 , and BIO 391  ). Students in this course organize and present the data their own previously obtained research data or research proposal as a poster and as a professionally written document.  Students begin the course by presenting a detailed research progress report to a Biology Faculty for evaluation.  The course emphasizes presentation-enhancing computer software, technical aspects of scientific writing, and speakin gbefore critial audiences.  At the end of the semester, the students give oral poster presentations for evaluation by Biology faculty.  Students also submit a professionally written research report or research proposal.  Prior to registering for this course, it is mandatory that at each student has already established an on-going working relationship with a full-time, on-campus member of the Biology faculty and have completed or made substantial progress on the research project or proposal. Prerequisite: BIO 391  

1 credit hour