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Biological Careers Orientation
PRE PRO ORIENT
CLASS CODE: BIO 199 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: The course will be divided into 6 modules as follows:
#1: General Overview *Required for all students*
#2: Ecology/Wildlife
#3: Graduate Programs / Academic Careers
#4: Pre-Professional Careers (med, dent, opt, vet, etc)
#5: Industry Careers (lab, pharmaceutical reps, etc)
#6: Allied Health (chiropractics, PA, OP, PT, etc)

Each student will be expected to attend all of Module 1: General Overview, then select three of the remaining five modules. Modules may be taught by different faculty members. Each module will have it's own unique information pertinent to the topics covered and a set of requirements for those students who attend that module. These requirements may include reading assignments, reports, summary sheets or written papers. (Winter, Fall)
DESCRIPTION: The course will be divided into 6 modules as follows:
#1: General Overview *Required for all students*
#2: Ecology/Wildlife
#3: Graduate Programs / Academic Careers
#4: Pre-Professional Careers (med, dent, opt, vet, etc)
#5: Industry Careers (lab, pharmaceutical reps, etc)
#6: Allied Health (chiropractics, PA, OP, PT, etc)

Each student will be expected to attend all of Module 1: General Overview, then select three of the remaining five modules. Modules may be taught by different faculty members. Each module will have it's own unique information pertinent to the topics covered and a set of requirements for those students who attend that module. These requirements may include reading assignments, reports, summary sheets or written papers. (Winter, Fall)
TOPICS: General Overview
Ecology / Wildlife
Graduate Programs
Pre-Professional Careers
Industry Careers
Allied Health
OBJECTIVES: Provide an overview of the biology major, provide general overview of opportunities available in biology, provide specific information regarding academic pathways, preparation requirements, and applications processes for a variety of biological careers.
REQUIREMENTS: A significat amount of your grade will be based on your attendance. Although no text is required for this course, there will be required reading assignments of material found on the internet and on reserve at the library.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001