ENVIRON 496. Advanced Research in Environmental Sciences and Policy Towards enior thesis – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

ENVIRON 496. Advanced Research in Environmental Sciences and Policy Towards enior thesis

Advanced research in Environmental Sciences and Policy leading to Graduation with Distinction. Weekly one-hour seminars to guide student’s independent research towards thesis. Topics include background context through efficient library searches of literature, hypothesis testing, research design, data analysis, and proposal writing. Students write a proposal including a comprehensive literature review, methods description, and preliminary results demonstrating methods’ feasibility. Student peer-review used to explore various topics. Students are expected to work with a faculty mentor conducting original research in a research independent study. Instructor consent required. Instructor: Reid