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BIOL 349 - Writing About Biology


The course’s objective is the development of scientific writing skills through formal writing about topics in a specific biological subdiscipline.  Based on individualized feedback from instructors and/or peers, students learn the features that make up good scientific writing.  Although exact details vary among course selections, students may also gain experience in reading and analyzing primary literature, synthesizing material from multiple sources, designing and describing their own experiments, and appropriately interpreting results.  This course may be used as an elective for Biology majors.

Prerequisites: A student must meet the prerequisite requirements for the BIOL elective course in which they are enrolling and must be a biology major.

Co-requisite: Concurrent enrollment in a 300-, 400-, or 500-level BIOL elective course.
Credit(s): 1
Course Attribute(s):

  • This is a writing-enhanced course.



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