Credits:(3) Typically Taught Spring Semester:Full Sem Description: This interdisciplinary course provides concrete skills for productive entry-level scientific research. Students engage in a hands-on introduction to scientific research and methods, including an introduction to sample handling, data analysis, and dissemination of results through papers and presentations. Upon completion of the course, a student will be prepared for potential internships, summer research programs, and research assistantships both on and off campus. Pre-requisite(s):MATH 1060 or MATH 1080 or MATH 1210; and CHEM 1210 or PHYS 2210 or PHYS 2010 or (GEO 1110 and GEO 1115). Cross-listed with GEO 2820 and PHYS 2820.