Undergraduate Research within the Science Department: BIOL 454/ENVS 454/CHEM 454 Undergraduate Research is an elective open to science majors whose major QPA and overall QPA is at least 3.0. Adherence to the following guidelines is mandatory:
- The student must choose a research topic and a mentor/faculty who directs all aspects of the investigation by the end of junior year. In addition, the student must meet with the Science Department Chairperson to receive approval (complete a Registration form and have it signed by the mentor/faculty and Science Department Chairperson) for the proposed project.
- The research project must be a library/laboratory-based investigation, which involves data collection.
- Students must get approval (signed Registration form) from the mentor/faculty and the Science Department Chairperson before registering for BIOL 454/ENVS 454/CHEM 454 Undergraduate Research for 2 credits in the semester in which the research will be completed.
Local STEM competitions available to students. Marywood is listed as one of the academic partners. http://departments.kings.edu/SusquehannaValleyACS/services/STEM.html
Financial Aid Opportunities for STEM degrees:
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Need help with Science Classes?
Drop in Tutoring Center - Learning Commons (LC) room # 264
- Hours are posted throughout the Science Building on bulletin boards