Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

EBIO 119 - FRESHMAN BIOLOGY SEMINAR (EEB)

Long Title: FRESHMAN SEMINAR IN LOCAL BIOLOGY RESEARCH (EEB)
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate
Description: A 7-week seminar course to introduce freshmen prospective biologists to the excitement of research at Rice and the Medical Center and to provide context with which to think about facts presented in biosciences textbooks. Small groups will meet weekly with a graduate student or postdoctoral researcher to explore a published research article by a local lab, gaining background information about the subject and exposure to the research techniques. In the final session, the group will tour the lab that produced the featured article. Additional tours and activities TBA. All first-year, non-transfer students are eligible to enroll in EBIO 119 regardless of AP credit. This course meets in the first half of the semester and features research in the Program of Ecology and Environmental Biology. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EBIO 119 if student has credit for EBIO 116/FSEM 116.