Spring 2019 Class Schedule (SCC)

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BIOLFS 495    Independent Studies in Field Biology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Student must obtain approval from an instructor to conduct an independent study in field biology with that instructor or a combination of instructors. In addition, the student is advised to have previously completed a biology field studies course or have previous biological field experiences prior to enrollment in this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is for students who wish to develop an in-depth understanding in fundamental topics of field biology and to learn and work in a collaborative atmosphere with instructors and other students. Independent studies are conducted in the field and in the laboratory. This is particularly valuable for biology and ecology students in preparation for independent research as part of their advanced degrees. Instructor approval is required to enroll in this course. Additionally the student is advised to have completed a prior field study course or have previous biological field experiences before enrolling in BIOLFS 495. An independent study project may involve extensive field activities that may occur in rugged and harsh conditions. Therefore, students would need to be in good physical health for most projects. UC transfer credit can be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 semester units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: February 12, 2019