Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

BIOC 402 - UNDERGRADUATE HONORS RESEARCH

Long Title: UNDERGRADUATE HONORS RESEARCH
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Credit Hours: 5
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): BIOC 401
Corequisite: BIOC 412
Description: The Biochemistry and Cell Biology Honors Research Program is a suite of courses offering our seniors and advanced juniors the opportunity to perform a two-semester, individual research project in a research laboratory in Biochemistry & Cell Biology. Students having performed BIOS/BIOC 310 research in an off-campus laboratory in the Texas Medical Center will also be eligible to apply to perform honors research in that laboratory. Registration for any of the courses requires a commitment to register for all three. Requires at least 15 hours of laboratory research per week, monthly reports, a thesis (substantial research paper) and a poster presentation at the Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium. Repeatable for Credit.