Description: This course serves students participating in MS programs in across four colleges (CEFNS, SBS, CHHS, and CEIAS). The purpose of this course is to provide students with the practical skill, knowledge and training to successfully conduct research, compete for PhD programs, research funding and careers in research and academia. Students will receive practical training in research ethics, responsible conduct in research, as well as training in writing for research and presenting results in writing and for conferences. We will also provide Title IX training, and guide students in navigating the complexities of life/work in the sciences. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only. Students must be admitted to a thesis-based MS program at NAU. Co-convened with BIO 458. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2021