BMEN 491 Biomedical Research and Professional Practice I and II

This course introduces the tools, techniques, and rules necessary to function professionally as a researcher or engineer. Topics include economic analysis, ethics, professional communication including writing and oral presentation, research techniques including literature searching, citation, and the structure of a scientific paper. An integral part of the course is a year-long research or design project under the direction of a faculty member or other scientist or professional. This culminates in a Senior Thesis and a presentation in Departmental Seminar.