Supervised Research in Biology

Course Code:
BSC 4905

Credit Hours:

Effective beginning:



Course Description:
This course is designed to allow students to participate in a supervised study or research participation in a specific science-related area in biology. Students must have instructor approval of the topic before enrolling in the course. This course is only open to students who are enrolled in the science education program or who are trying to meet teacher certificate requirements.


Course Details


BSC 2010/11 with the corresponding laboratories





Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.



Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

BSC 4905 is not a General Education core course.


Course-level learning outcomes:

  • Research special biology topics, make conjectures, and arrive to conclusions under the instructor’s supervision.
  • Conduct a presentation on the results obtained from the research topic.
  • Review current papers germane to the topics


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Directed individual study. The instructor will be available during office hours for individual assistance.


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