BIOL 863 Professional Skills in Biology (3) Spring. An introduction for new graduate students in the mechanics of becoming a scientist and professional biologist. The course includes presentation of professional seminars, grant proposal writing and reviewing, manuscript preparation and submission, interviewing for jobs, teaching skills, effective communication of scientific data in graphs and tables, and other topics.
BIOL 433 Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation (3) Spring. An introduction to the ecological and management principles associated with the fields of fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology. Topics include population ecology and assessment, resource management, and environmental legislation.