Andrea L Crosby
GEN ST 297
Small-group discussion with faculty representing a wide spectrum of academic disciplines. Topics include faculty's research techniques or findings, concentrated reading in his/her area of interest, or illustrated problems and alternative related to the study of a particular academic discipline. Class structure varies based on instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
Students will learn about current research in the biological sciences being conducted by faculty at the University of Washington. The seminar will allow students to broadly explore the opportunities available at UW that may be of interest as students seek out majors or opportunities in areas of interest. Faculty, advisers and other UW professionals will give presentations and facilitate discussions about current happenings in science, why they are important, and how to engage in the UW community.
Student learning goals
1. Increase awareness of the range of majors in the Biological Sciences.
2. Create connections with faculty and advisers.
3. Create a sense of academic community
4. Encourage students to reflect and plan ahead for their academic career.
General method of instruction
Interactive seminar style, with speakers and student interaction.
No pre-requisites necessary.
Class assignments and grading
1. Attend 9 out of 10 sessions. 2. Submit assignments on time (you will have one week to complete assignments) 3. Complete evaluation