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BIOL 492. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

Semester course; 1-4 independent study hours. 1-4 credits. Prerequisites: BIOZ 151 and BIOZ 152, each with a minimum grade of C; and permission of the chair of the Department of Biology. May be repeated for credit. A maximum total of six credits for all research and internship courses (BIOL 395, BIOL 451, BIOL 453, BIOL 492, BIOL 493, BIOL 495 and/or BIOZ 395) may be applied to the 40 credits of biology required for the major. Additional credits from these courses may be applied to upper-level and open elective credits toward the degree. A minimum of two credits is required for the course to count as a laboratory experience. Projects should include data collection and analysis, learning field and/or laboratory techniques, and/or mastering experimental procedures, all under the direct supervision of a faculty member. A minimum of three hours of supervised activity per week per credit hour is required. A final report must be submitted at the completion of the project.

Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/college-humanities-sciences/biology/biology-bs/

...BIOZ 395 , BIOL 395 , BIOL 451 , BIOL 453 , BIOL 492 , BIOL 493 and BIOL 495...

Center for the Study of Biological Complexity

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/vcu-life-sciences/center-study-biological-complexity/

...hours. 2 credits. Corequisite: BIOL 151 or 152...B.S. program. BNFO 492. Independent Study. 1...

Social Work, Bachelor of (B.S.W.)

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/socialwork/bsw-program/social-work-bsw/

...of independent study ( SLWK 492 ) with a minimum...Introduction to Anthropology 3 BIOL 101 Biological Concepts...