Welcome - Experiential Learning in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology BIOC 3620   Experiential Learning in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is an outside the classroom learning experience in which the student works in a research laboratory an average of one day per week acquiring biochemistry or molecular biology knowledge and skills. COORDINATOR: M. Dobson
NOTES: To register in this course, students must first find a faculty member from the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology willing to supervise the work experience and sign a learning agreement with the supervisor. Grading is Pass/Fail.
FORMAT: Lab
FORMAT COMMENTS: A minimum of 72 hours for the term, representing at least 6-8 hours weekly, working in a research laboratory, an activity log and a final written report.
PREREQUISITES: BIOC 2300, BIOC 2610, BIOL 2020, BIOL 2030 (all with a grade of B- or higher), CHEM 2401 and CHEM 2402.
EXCLUSIONS: The following may not be used towards BIOC 3620: lab work that is part of another scheduled course at a learning institution, study that would qualify for Special Topics courses, co-op work terms, and paid work. Only one experiential learning course per degree is permitted. The class is only open to students registered in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Degree programs, either Major or Honours, combined or concentrated. Students may not take BIOC 3620 concurrently with BIOC 4604 or BIOC 4605.