Behavioral and Biological Sciences (BBS)

BBS 451     Ethics in Research     1 Credit Hour

This course provides an opportunity for students to explore and evaluate the ethical standing of different forms of research from a variety of perspectives. From a historical perspective, students will learn why federal legal protections are in place for use of human participants and animal subjects, and how this applies to their own research and future aspirations in research. This course will provide a discussion and readings relevant to understanding the foundation of current ethical responsibilities from which students will be able to apply the requirements and policies in conducting research projects with human participants and animal subjects. (YR)

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 140 and PSYC 101 or PSYC 171

Cannot enroll if Class is Freshman or Sophomore

BBS 490     Bio and Beh Science Capstone     3 Credit Hours

This capstone provides an opportunity for students to combine knowledge and skills from their undergraduate courses to address an interdisciplinary topic in the field of Biological Psychology (Biological and Behavioral Sciences) through their own research projects. The course includes research, writing and extended discussion culminating in a final project. (YR)

Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 370 or CHEM 370 or BCHM 370 or BIOL 470 or CHEM 470 or BCHM 470 or BIOL 301 or BIOL 306 or BIOL 474) and (PSYC 370 or BIOL 357) and PSYC 465


Frequency of Offering

The following abbreviations are used to denote the frequency of offering: (F) fall term; (W) winter term; (S) summer term; (F, W) fall and winter terms; (YR) once a year; (AY) alternating years; (OC) offered occasionally