The UNC Pembroke Biology Department offers the course BIO 4990 Research in Biology. The course is designed to provide the student with an experience in the analysis and solution of problems in an area of biological interest. Students should approach appropriate departmental faculty and discuss the possibility of collaboration on BIO 4990 hours prior to registration. Faculty approval is required for registration. Credit, 1 to 3 semester hours per semester with a limit of 12 hours within a degree plan. PREREQ: Consent of mentoring faculty member.
Students interested in taking BIO 4990 must talk with a chosen faculty member as early as possible in advance of registering for the course to discuss the nature and the possibility of doing a research project. The student and faculty member must agree on a project prior to the student registering. Faculty reserve the right to allow or disallow student registration in BIO 4990, depending on the feasibility of a project, faculty workload, student potential, etc.