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2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHM 295LB - Independent Research in Chemistry

1-4 Credits, 3-12 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 3-12 lab periods

Experience in scientific laboratory research. Specific content to be determined by student and instructor.

Information: One semester of chemistry and consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course. May be taken three times for a maximum of twelve credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate an ability to independently design, plan, and conduct scientific research and communicate research results through any of the following: (a) in-class demonstrate, (b) completion of a capstone project, (c) writing a scientific research paper, or (d) giving a scientific oral presentation.

Performance Objectives:
  1. Conduct independent scientific research.
  2. Demonstrate proper laboratory techniques in the research area selected.
  3. Demonstrate accuracy and appropriate data collecting skills in research.
  4. Write a scientific research paper based on data obtained during the research project.
  5. Discuss personal view concerning a career in science.

Outline:
  1. Independent Research to be Determined by the Student and Instructor
  2. Scientific Paper Based on Research Results
  3. Evaluation of Career Goals