2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOLH 2389 - Honors Academic Co-op Biological Sciences

3 Credits (1 hr. lec., 6 hrs. ext.) Instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in the biological sciences/life sciences. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of living organisms and their systems. Students will work in conjunction with the faculty coordinator and the sponsor in the development of their goals and objectives. The external learning experiences must have faculty approval.Liability insurance through LSC’s insurer (fee approximately $18) and one semester’s advance notice to faculty are required. (2601015203) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; Eight hours in biological sciences (selected from BIOL 1406 BIOL 1407 BIOL 2401 BIOL 2402 ,BIOL 2406 BIOL 2416 BIOL 2420 BIOL 2421 ) faculty approval, and GPA of at least a “B”
Course Outcomes
1 - Evaluate and synthesize the work experience and convey individual experiences and knowledge gained in the work environment.
2 - Compose and present a paper that will integrate internship and academic experiences.
3 - Demonstrate competency in specific goal activities to the sponsor and faculty member.
4 - Obtain insight into the practical aspects in the area of biological science by observing and participating in the day-to-day activities of the field supervisor in the work place.
5 - Develop an understanding of and an appreciation for the dynamics and/or the demands in the student’s chosen career field.