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190A. Experience Success Program - 1 (1)

Prerequisite: Open to Freshman only.
Learn and adopt organizational time management study and test taking skills. Increase your awareness of science and mathematics related career options. Make connections with CNSM programs, resources, and people.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Seminar 1 hr)

190B. Experience Success Program - 2 (1)

Prerequisite: NSCI 190A.
Explore science/math careers via job shadowing experiences and community based mini-internships. Learn about summer internship and research opportunities.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Seminar 1 hr.)

191. Selected Topics in Natural Sciences and Mathematics (1-3)

Prerequisite: Lower division pre-major in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, or Physics
Specific topics of current interest in the natural sciences.
(Lecture 1 hr/unit). May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units with different topics in different semesters. Topics will be announced in the Schedule of Classes.
Letter Grading only (A-F)

296. Introduction to Biomedical Research Methods (3)

Prerequisite: GE foundation requirements and consent of instructor.
Introduction to principles and ethics of experimentation, hypothesis formulation and testing. Students will learn data measurement, analysis and presentation, how to find and read scientific literature, keep a laboratory notebook and basic data graphing and analysis skills.
Letter grading only (A-F). Same course as ENGR 296. Not open for credit to students with credit in ENGR 296.

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