CHEM 218 - Independent Study in Biochemistry
Section: 101
Term: SP 2008
Subject: Chemistry (CHEM)
Department: LSA Chemistry
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
For students with less than junior standing.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp/Su, Sp, Su.
May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credit(s).

This course provides an introduction to independent biochemistry research under the direction of a faculty member whose project is in the biochemistry area. The Chemistry Department encourages students to get involved with undergraduate research as early as possible. The Chemistry Advising Office, 1500 Chemistry, provides information to help students in meeting with faculty members to discuss research opportunities. CHEM 218 is for biochemistry concentrators, and research projects must be approved by a biochemistry advisor. Exact details such as nature of research, level of involvement of the student, and criteria for grading are individually determined in consultation with the faculty member. The student is expected to put in a minimum of three hours per week of actual work for a 14-week term for each credit elected. At the end of each term, three copies of a written report are submitted — one for the Advising Office, one for the student, and one for the faculty supervisor.

For a student to receive biochemistry credit for CHEM 218, the student must work on a research project supervised by a member of the biochemistry concentration research faculty, and the project must be approved by a biochemistry advisor. Final evaluation of the research effort and the report, as well as the grade for the course, rests with the biochemistry research faculty member.

CHEM 218 - Independent Study in Biochemistry
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101 (IND)
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