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    Academic Learning Compact - Neurobiological Sciences

    The interdisciplinary studies major in neurobiological sciences provides you with an understanding of and competence in the neurobiological sciences. You will understand and use the scientific approach to gather and verify knowledge. You will be able to draw appropriate conclusions and inferences from properly conducted laboratory research. You will be able to evaluate the significance, quality and veracity of information gathered via experiment and literature and to apply them effectively. You will also possess the ability to articulate results clearly and effectively.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Satisfactorily complete IDS 4906 Interdisciplinary Research Thesis (capping 7-12 credits of thesis research), graded according to department rubric.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Identify, describe and examine neurobiological sciences.
    2. Use the scientific approach to gather and verify knowledge.
    3. Evaluate the significance, quality and veracity of information gathered via experiment and literature and apply them effectively.
    4. Articulate research results clearly and effectively in speech and in writing in an accepted style of presentation.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4
    IDS 4906, course 1
    (taken two or more times)
    I, R I, R I, R I, R
    IDS 4906, course 2
    (taken two or more times)
    I, R, A I, R, A I, R, A I, R, A
    This is the only required course for this major (or equivalent with other prefixes).

    Assessment Types:
    Direct assessment of research in the thesis.

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