Course Catalog

Research 2 (#1700310)

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SUS Admissions:
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Graduation Requirements:

This course will meet an academic elective requirement but does not count as an equally rigorous science course to be used towards the science graduation requirment.


Principal Approved Assessment

Placement Consideration:

Students interested in scientific research and with availability in their schedule should be considered for placement.


Research 1 - 1700300

Next Course in Progression:
Research 3 - 1700320
Other Information:

This course is designed to be offered in conjunction with other equally rigorous science courses and afford students the opportunity to conduct scientific research and experimentation.

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Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop basic knowledge and skills in the research process with emphasis on determining and refining research questions.

The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • research process
  • research topics
  • research questions and hypotheses
  • definition, analysis, and evaluation of research questions
  • review of literature and other resources
  • primary and secondary sources
  • formulation of hypotheses
  • organization of information
  • report formats, styles, and content
  • directed investigations -critical analysis of research