2018-2019 Course Catalog – Interdisciplinary Studies: Research

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Interdisciplinary Studies: Research

CL College Level

CP College Prep

DC Dual Credit

XC Exploratory Course

RES3100H
Research in Humanities (XC)

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1 credit in Academy Research
Offered: Juniors, Fall or Spring, Seniors enroll Fall

In this course the principles of research as they pertain to the humanities are emphasized. The students learn methods of topic selection, use of primary and secondary sources, and the correct writing of a scholarly paper. The goal of the class and the end product is to produce a scholarly project based on some level of original research. This course can be taken in either semester of the junior year or the fall semester of the senior year.

RES3000S
Research in the Sciences (XC)

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1 credit in Academy Research
Offered: Fall or Spring

This course is offered first or second semester of the junior or senior year. The student is expected to develop a grant proposal for an original study in the sciences. The proposal will be presented as a written document and as an oral presentation. Students are encouraged to continue their work as an actual project by enrolling in RES3911S and presenting their work at a science fair or other appropriate venue.

RES6000
AP Research I: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, and Biomedical Sciences (XC)

Prerequisite: AP Seminar II
Credit: 1 credit
Offered: Fall

In the AP Research course, students further their skills acquired in the AP Seminar course by understanding research methodology; employing ethical research practices; and accessing, analyzing, and synthesizing information as they address a research question in biochemistry, biomedical or molecular biology. Students explore their skill development, document their processes, and curate the artifacts of the development of their scholarly work in a portfolio. The course culminates in an academic paper of approximately 4000-5000 words (accompanied by a performance or exhibition of product where applicable) and a presentation with an oral defense and poster presentation.

RES6100
AP Research II: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, and Biomedical Sciences (XC)

Prerequisite: AP Research I
Credit: 1 credit
Offered: Spring

In the AP Research course, students further their skills acquired in the AP Seminar course by understanding research methodology; employing ethical research practices; and accessing, analyzing, and synthesizing information as they address a research question in biochemistry, biomedical or molecular biology. Students explore their skill development, document their processes, and curate the artifacts of the development of their scholarly work in a portfolio. The course culminates in an academic paper of approximately 4000-5000 words (accompanied by a performance or exhibition of product where applicable) and a presentation with an oral defense and poster presentation.

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