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SCI 101 - Introduction to Research

1 credit hour - One hour of lecture weekly; one term.
Investigate the process of conducting research, from initial literature reviews to project outline and data collection. Engage in a variety of research projects at AACC and during field trips to local research facilities in the Chesapeake region’s diverse habitats, using a wide range of scientific tools and technologies. Design a research project to conduct with faculty mentorship at AACC.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Note: This course may include field trips during class time. Transportation will be provided.

Course Outcomes:
  1. Access, interpret, and analyze scientific literature and other forms of scientific knowledge.
  2. Design a research project and identify appropriate methods and techniques needed to conduct the project.
  3. Apply various research methods in the field or laboratory and record data in a dynamic environment.
  4. Work collaboratively with others to achieve set goals.