University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 06, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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BIOL 192 - Principles of Biological Investigation

(2 units)
Fundamentals of investigative techniques common to all fields of scientific writing and use of research equipment.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 189A  or BIOL 190A . Corequisite(s): BIOL 191A .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 2
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. formulate scientific hypotheses and test predictions deduced from them.
2. design and conduct experiments with proper controls.
3. collect data properly and analyze them statistically.
4. use the library and web resources to conduct scientific literature searches.
5. write a formal laboratory report and a scientific paper.
6. evaluate their own work and the work of others.
7. present findings to their classmates.
8. correctly use basic tools & equipment of biological research, such as micropipette, spectrophotometer, gel electrophoresis equipment, and light compound microscope.

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