SRJC Course Outlines

6/20/2018 11:28:59 PMBIO 49 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BIO 49Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in Biology
Last Reviewed:10/1/2012

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0Total Student Learning Hours: 0 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Independent study in a biological discipline by literature, field, or laboratory research. UC determines credit after transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Independent study in a biological discipline by literature, field, or laboratory research. UC determines credit after transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
Expand acquired classroom knowledge through self-designed study.

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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Plan an independent study project in a biological discipline.
2. Conduct the study by means of literature research, field work, or laboratory work.
3. Present the results of the study in a written or oral report.  

Topics and Scope
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Content will vary with the student, but generally would capitalize on
a student's special interests or abilities.  

Assignments:
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Will be arranged by agreement of both student and instructor.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 100%
Term papers
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because this course includes essay exams that fulfil the writing component of the course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 100%
Oral presentation of study results


Representative Textbooks:
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Texts will vary with content.

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