Liberal Arts and Science (LAS)

LAS F410      Scientific Research      (O/2, W)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Formulation and testing of hypotheses using field observation and experimentation. Includes collection of data, analysis using spreadsheets and statistical software, and oral/written presentation. Focus on individual and group participation in ongoing field or laboratory projects in the natural sciences. degree program.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X; junior or senior standing as a major in the B.A.S.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3 + 0

LAS F601      Responsible Conduct of Research
2 Credits

Maintaining the public trust and respect of fellow scientists requires a clear understanding of the basic principles under which research is conducted and reported. Introduces students to the basic principles and expectations that form the foundation of research integrity. Students will learn to recognize and address ethical dilemmas in research scenarios, thus preparing them for situations that will invariably arise during their career. This course fulfills National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health requirements. Interested post-doctoral fellows and other with terminal degrees are also invited to enroll with permission of instructor.

Prerequisites: Senior undergraduate or graduate student standing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 0 + 0

LAS F692      Seminar
1-6 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

LAS F692P      Seminar
1-6 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

LAS F698      Non-thesis Research/Project
1-9 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

LAS F699      Thesis/Dissertation
1-9 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0