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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Base Lab Requirements for all Biology majors

Base Lab Requirement

Each student will select an option from the Required Course list.  Students must also satisfy Objectives A and B below, which can be met by courses, research, or a combination of the two.

BIOL research (BIOL 49400  or BIOL 49900 ) can be used to satisfy Objectives A and/or B below.  The Research Mentor must approve research to meet one or both objectives.  Consult with your academic advisor for the forms used to obtain Research Mentor approval for each objective.

A minimum of four credits of BIOL 49400  or BIOL 49900  must be earned in addition to research director approval. 

Students who complete a Biology Honors Thesis automatically meet Objectives A and B.

Microbiology, Microbiology Honors, and Health & Disease majors must use BIOL 43900  to meet this requirement.

Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology majors must use BIOL 59500  Laboratory in Ecology to meet this requirement.

Chemical Biology & Biochemistry majors will use BIOL 49500/CHM 49000, CBB Research Capstone, to meet this requirement.

Required Course

All students must take one of the following courses:

Objective A - Research planning, literature review, writing

All students must meet Objective A with research, or take one of the following courses.

Objective B - Analysis, simulation, and presentation

All students must meet Objective B with research, or take one of the following courses.