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CHEM 1790 - Independent Study

Credits: 1-3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This variable-credit elective course emphasizes the student’s independent search for advanced knowledge as well as additional lab and/or class work in an area of chemistry outside that covered in the regularly scheduled courses. The student and instructor will devise a formal plan of study to satisfy credit workload requirements within a one-semester (or summer session) timeline.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1041  with a grade of “B” or higher, and consent of instructor and dean.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Defining a chemical question or problem
  2. Outlining an approach to studying the question
  3. Implementing their research or inquiry
  4. Assessing and revising effectiveness of the approach
  5. Evaluating results of their studies
  6. Presenting results in written, oral, or poster format.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate advanced knowledge of the subject area identified in the learning plan.
  2. explain results of the independent study in oral, written, and/or poster format
  3. reflect on personal and intellectual growth in the subject area identified in the plan.


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