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BIOL 493. Biology Internship. 1-3 Hours.

Semester course; 1-3 field experience hours. 1-3 credits. Prerequisites: BIOL 310 or 317 with minimum grades of C; and permission of the chair of the Department of Biology and of the agency, company or organization in which internship will be held. May be repeated for credit. Students may take a maximum of three credits per semester; 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. One credit is awarded for each 100 hours of work experience in professional biology setting. Internship designed to provide laboratory or field experience in an off-campus professional biology setting. A final report must be submitted upon completion of the internship. Graded as pass/fail.

Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

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

Center for the Study of Biological Complexity

...hours. 2 credits. Corequisite: BIOL 151 or 152...BNFO 491 and BNFO 493 can apply toward...