BIOL 406 Methods in Biological Research I
Designed to develop a working appreciation of methods of scientific inquiry through development of an original research proposal. Topics included are: problem definition, literature survey, resource bibliography, and research design, including proposed data analysis. Normally taken in the spring term of the junior year, this course is open only to Biology majors.
Prerequisite: BIOL 408 Biostatistics, CHEM 107 Principles of Chemistry, and CHEM 108 Principles of Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis or equivalent, and at least four biology courses at the 200 level or above.