GEN 491: Undergraduate Seminar, Professional Practice in Genetics Disciplines
(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.
Prereq: BIOL/GEN 313; credit or enrollment in GEN 409 or GEN 410; Junior Classification
Intended to develop career objectives and obtain positions appropriate to the goals of students, in particular juniors, in preparation for position searches in the senior year. Discussion of various career paths in genetics disciplines; identification of experiences to enhance entry to specific careers; exposure to professional practices not covered elsewhere including literature database management, scientific figure preparation for publication, the peer-review journal system, the federal competitive grants system, laboratory budgets and management, authorship and collaborations, etc.; preparation of effective curricula vitae and application letters; and verbal scientific discourse appropriate to interview interactions and other professional settings.
...470 , PSYCH 490 , PSYCH 491 , and PSYCH 492...listed in the LAS Gen Ed Natural Sciences...