Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: FOS                                     Course Number: 402                                    
Course Title: Undergraduate Research Internship
Subject: Forensic Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per semester: 400.0


This course is an alternative to the Forensic Science Laboratory Internship for those students interested in participating in faculty mentored research. Especially designed for students with an interest in post-graduate study, this course requires that students commit at least 400 hours to participating in a faculty mentored research project. Students will be introduced to all aspects of scientific research including: hypothesis formulation, literature searching, laboratory analytical procedures, statistical interpretation of data, and scientific paper writing. Arrangements for undergraduate research internships must be made with individual faculty members within the Department of Sciences in consultation with the Director of this program.

Prerequisite: Senior standing and majoring in Forensic Science and permission of the instructor.
Start Date:    12/11/2009                         End Date: