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Department Policies

The following documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader.

Animal Use Policy: Why we use animals in teaching biology.


Citing Scientific Information: How to cite sources in scientific writing.


Effective Scientific Writing: Tips for organizing and structuring effective scientific writing.


Graduate School Information: A FAQ for applying to Master’s and Ph.D. programs in Biology.


Honesty in Science: Policies and penalties for academic dishonesty, and tips for avoiding errors.

 
Independent Study: A research project designed by a student in consultation with a faculty member.


Transferring credit: A description of the materials you will need to assemble and submit to obtain a waiver or apply transfer credits to fulfill Biology course requirements.


Writing a Senior Thesis: Guidelines for proposing and carrying out a year-long senior research thesis.

 

 Marine biology students tour the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology with Jule  Schultz, Master’s candidate and LC bio alum (2001)