Research and Thesis (EVSC 494.3)

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EVSC 494 01 January 2018 John Peak
EVSC 494 01 September 2017 John Peak
EVSC 494 01 January 2017 John Peak
EVSC 494 01 September 2016 John Peak
EVSC 494 01 January 2016


Students will investigate a problem in Environmental Science using modern laboratory or field methods. An extensive literature review will be prepared utilizing electronic and library resources and a research question will be taken from the literature. Students will develop a hypothesis, design experiments to test the hypothesis, and analyze and interpret their experimental results. Finally, a comprehensive thesis will be written and findings will be presented in a formal seminar or poster. Communication skills will be addressed in a series of lectures at the beginning of the term.


Successful completion of 75 credit units towards the Environmental Science B.S.A. degree or permission from the Head of the supervising department.

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