Course Descriptions

01:447:410 Research In Genetics-Writing Intensive (3)

Description: Research project in the laboratory of a faculty member and intensive instruction in writing a scientific paper in genetics.

Credits: 3 - By Permission Only

Prerequisites: The request for this course must be initiated by the Research Advisor. Will only be approved for declared majors in Genetics.

Research in Genetics – Writing Intensive (447:410), in addition to providing students with a research project in the laboratory of a faculty member, also provides students with intensive instruction in writing a scientific paper in Genetics. Furthermore, it fulfills the writing and communication requirements of the SAS Core Curriculum. Prerequisites: Genetics lab course (e.g., 447:302, 447:315) or permission of the department. Registration by special permission only. Cumulative grade-point average of 2.8 or better. Open only to declared Genetics major.

This course may not be offered by many professors so check with your research mentor. This is a writing intensive course. Students will submit drafts of various sections of the paper throughout the semester (a minimum of two rough drafts).