Fall 2024

Senior Departmental Honors

Listed in: Biology, as BIOL-498  |  Biology, as BIOL-498D


Honors students take three courses of thesis research, usually, but not always, with the double course load in the spring. The work consists of seminar programs, individual research projects, and preparation of a thesis on the research project.

Open to seniors. A double course. Fall semester. The Department.

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Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Develop and carry out an independent research project using an inquiry-based approach to science; read and evaluate primary literature; quantitative reasoning; laboratory work; field work; data analysis; independent writing; oral presentation; preparation of a thesis.

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Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024