2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
    
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GNSC 0349 - Research Methods for the Physical Sciences


Credits: 1

Students will create a research proposal in preparation for the companion course GNSC/CHEM 0350.   As part of the course, students will learn about faculty research areas/expertise, search the literature, formulate a research question and decide on specific aims of their project.  Topics covered to support creating the proposal include writing a draft proposal, responding to reviewers’ concerns, experimental design, complying with ethical and safety standards, analyzing and interpreting quantitative data, treatment of experimental error, supporting a scientific claim with data, and communicating results in oral and written form.

Prerequisites: Junior standing in GNSC or CHEM major.