Biology 2L03: Experimental Design in Biology

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Rating: 5 out of 5.
Dr. Jacobs (2017)

I took it when it was 2L06, but it’s an awesome course that exposes you to all aspects of biology and helps develop applicable skills for the future.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Take this if you are ok with labs because most of the course is weighted in labs. A mixed bag of different aspects of biology. This past year (2018) we did ecology, microbiology, physiology, genetics and plants. The small class was really nice and I got to meet people and make friends through it, and there is a lot of opportunities/expectations for participation in lecture (whether that is good or bad for you, you decide). Dr. Jacobs was a little intense but overall knowledgeable on the topics, but lectures sometimes felt unrelated to the general course for me. The course is also rather fast-paced since it is a full-year course condensed into a semester. Final exam is take-home, you have to answer some theory questions and make a mock lab outline. There is no textbook.

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