The Certificate in Biological Sciences Research Excellence will recognize students' research accomplishments in experiential, research-based learning experiences throughout their undergraduate programs.
Note: Courses for which students have selected the CR/NCR option cannot be used towards the completion of this Certificate. However, courses that are graded as CR/NCR courses for all students (e.g., BIOB98H3 and BIOB99H3), can be used towards the completion of this Certificate.
Students must be enrolled in any Major or Specialist program offered by the Department of Biological Sciences.
Students must complete a minimum of 1.5 credits as follows:
2. All students must engage in a least one consultation with the liaison librarian for the Department of Biological Sciences in order to develop their skills in literature mining and using an evidence-based approach to study design and data analysis.
3. Upon completion of the specified courses in component 1 of the Requirements, students must provide an overall summary of their research accomplishments to the Department in order to receive the Certificate.