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Individualized program of investigative research in which student works directly with a biology faculty member in his or her area of research expertise. Nature of participation varies from collaborative research to the design and execution of an independent project equivalent to a thesis. For all students, course provides hands-on experience in literature search, data collection, and the synthesis of results in a formal paper and oral presentation. Upon completion faculty may nominate students with outstanding projects for credit in Honors Research in Biology (BIOL 499) in lieu of BIOL 497. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor; research methods course (BIOL 350W-358W) recommended