BIOS 119 - FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (EEB)
Long Title: FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR IN LOCAL BIOLOGY RESEARCH (ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY FOCUS)
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 1
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: A 7-week seminar course to introduce first-year prospective biologists to the excitement of research at Rice 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 BIOS 119 regardless of AP credit. This course meets in the first half of the semester and features research in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.