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2015-2016 Catalog

BIOL 490 Capstone in Biology

This capstone course for Biology majors, is a culminating experience for seniors to integrate their learning. Students discuss how prior courses informed and altered their understanding of at least three of these five concepts: evolution; biological molecule structure and function; information flow, exchange, and storage; matter/energy pathways and transformations; and systems biology. In addition to metacognitive reflection, this course emphasizes higher-order thinking, communication skills, and societal problem-solving abilities through meaningful connections among different courses.

Prerequisite

Open only to Biology majors with senior standing

Instructor

Caslake, Waters