BIOG 1500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Designed for biology majors to provide lab experience with emphasis on processes of scientific investigations and to promote communication, literacy and collaboration in science. Students gain expertise in methods including instrumentation used by biologists to construct new knowledge. Lab topics include genetics, evolution, ecology, biochemistry, and molecular biology.

When Offered Fall, spring, summer.

Distribution Category (BIO-AG)

Comments Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade.

Outcomes
  • To expose students to realistic scientific questions and encourage critical thinking, teach how to design hypothesis-based experiments, choose appropriate statistical test(s), analyze data, and interpret results.
  • To fill students' scientific "tool box" by demonstrating mastery of modern lab techniques and scientific methods that can later be applied across varied biological systems and scales.
  • To teach students how to find relevant scientific information using appropriate library tools, and to communicate effectively using both written and oral formats.
  • To teach students how to think through a scientific process with their research group while acquiring conceptual knowledge and understanding the benefits and challenges of collaborative work.
  • To teach how to use discovery science to explore patterns in nature, and understand the importance of accuracy and precision.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to learn and apply fundamental biological information in the context of the course modules.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3737BIOG 1500  LEC 001

  • Biological Sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade. Showing up more than 10 minutes late to the lab portion of this course forfeits your seat in BIOG 1500.

  •  3740BIOG 1500  LAB 401

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3741BIOG 1500  LAB 402

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3742BIOG 1500  LAB 403

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3743BIOG 1500  LAB 404

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3744BIOG 1500  LAB 405

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3745BIOG 1500  LAB 406

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3746BIOG 1500  LAB 407

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3747BIOG 1500  LAB 408

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3748BIOG 1500  LAB 409

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3749BIOG 1500  LAB 410

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3750BIOG 1500  LAB 411

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3751BIOG 1500  LAB 412

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3752BIOG 1500  LAB 413

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3753BIOG 1500  LAB 414

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3754BIOG 1500  LAB 415

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3755BIOG 1500  LAB 416

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3756BIOG 1500  LAB 417

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3757BIOG 1500  LAB 418

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3758BIOG 1500  LAB 419

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3759BIOG 1500  LAB 420

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3760BIOG 1500  LAB 421

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3761BIOG 1500  LAB 422

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4352BIOG 1500  LAB 423

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4353BIOG 1500  LAB 424

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.