F&ES 550a / 2019-2020

Natural Science Research Methods

Credits: 3
Fall 2019: Tu,Th, 9:00-10:20, Sage 32


The course prepares students to design and execute an intensive research project. It covers elementary principles and philosophy of science; research planning, including preparation, criticism, and oral presentation of study plans; communicating research findings; limitations of research techniques; the structure of research organizations; and professional scientific ethics