Biology 481

BIOL 481: Special Topics in Biology

Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in BIOL 131, BIOL 132, BIOL 231, and BIOL 232

Credit Hours: (1-8)

Course outline available each time course offered. Interested students should consult department chairperson for information about registering.

Detailed Description of Content of Course

A course outline will be available each time the course is offered and interested students should consult the Department Chairman for information before registering.

Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

Depending on the topic, the instructor and the size of the group, the course may be conducted using a lecture format or a seminar approach.

It may include discussion, oral presentations, case studies, or a variety of other approaches.

Goals and Objectives of the Course

The Special Topics provides an opportunity to introduce to students a body of knowledge for which no formal, regularly scheduled course exists.

Assessment Measures

Assessment will vary with the instructor and the topic.

Other Course Information

1. Transcripts will show course topic (e.g., "Special Topics: Evolution")
2. Course outline will be approved by the Biology Department before courses are offered.
3. Biology 481 may be repeated for credit if the topic is different.

Review and Approval


Reviewed October, 2007