(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
This is an interactive seminar and project-based course in which students will explore the themes of (1) critical appraisal of scientific and medical literature, (2) scientific integrity and professionalism and (3) scientific communication. Students will be given the opportunity for in-depth independent investigation on a topic of their choice in the area of human health science and related fields. A critical written review and oral presentation of the topic, as well as ongoing thoughtful contribution to class discussions will be required.
Prerequisites: Biology 3204, Biology 3205 and Philosophy 2223 with a grade of “C-“or higher or consent of the department.