BIO 131: Introductory Biology Lab I
Prerequisite: Biology Majors Only or Engineering Majors or permission of department chair or instructor
The first of a two-semester sequence designed to provide freshmen biology majors and other students with hands on training in scientific thinking & techniques. This course emphasizes hypothesis generation, experimental design, and communication of results through peer-review style written reports. During most class sessions, students learn techniques, and then develop their own hypotheses & design experiments to test in consultation with the lab instructor.