Course Schedule - Summer Semester 2021


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BIOS 310 001 (CRN: 30705)


Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Phillips, Dereth
Meeting:  (3-MAY-2021 - 13-AUG-2021) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Must not belong to one of the following Cohort(s):
Fall 2021 UG New First Time
Fall 2021 New UG Transfer
Prerequisites: BIOC 111 OR BIOC 112 OR FWIS 115 OR NSCI 120 OR BIOC 211 OR BIOS 211 OR BIOC 212 OR BIOS 212 OR EBIO 306
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Instructor Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 18
Enrollment data as of: 23-JUL-2024 6:15AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Description: Independent research in Rice BioSciences faculty laboratories (sections 2 and above) or other Texas Medical Center laboratories (section 1). Students must have secured a research position prior to applying for BIOS 310. Students spend at least 42 hours in the laboratory for each semester hour of credit (>9h/week for 3 credits). A minimum of 3 credit hours is needed to count toward the BS in Biosciences or to replace one required 300+ level elective lab course for the BA in Biosciences (cannot replace concentration core labs). Requires a proposal abstract, weekly reports, and a research paper (fall/spring/summer) or a poster presentation (spring/summer for advanced students). Students wishing to perform their research in an off-campus lab must apply online ( at least 3 weeks prior to the start of classes and may not register for fewer than 3 credit hours. Students taking BIOS 310 in the full summer semester must be available to do full-time research for a minimum of 6 weeks or part-time equivalent which should equal to a total of 126 hours working in the lab. It is recommended that summer students spread their hours over 8-10 weeks. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Students are strongly advised to secure research advisors and register for the class well in advance of the start of classes. Repeatable for Credit.