May 18, 2024  
College Catalog 2024-2025 
    
College Catalog 2024-2025

BIOL 480 - Research in Paleobiology


This course offers an opportunity to conduct collaborative research with a faculty member on topics in paleobiology. Students will actively engage with the primary literature and will design and pursue an investigation independently. The lecture component of the course will center on discussions of literature related to projects, as well as peer-evaluation of oral and written work. The laboratory component focuses on lab research and data analysis. Three lecture/discussion hours and one three-hour laboratory each week. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 180  and GEOL 165 , or GEOL 300 ; junior or senior standing, and permission of instructor. Offered occasionally. (4 Credits)