Dec 01, 2021
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.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1041 with a grade of “B” or higher, and consent of instructor and dean.
- Defining a chemical question or problem
- Outlining an approach to studying the question
- Implementing their research or inquiry
- Assessing and revising effectiveness of the approach
- Evaluating results of their studies
- Presenting results in written, oral, or poster format.
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- demonstrate advanced knowledge of the subject area identified in the learning plan.
- explain results of the independent study in oral, written, and/or poster format
- reflect on personal and intellectual growth in the subject area identified in the plan.
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