Nov 27, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 480 - Scientific Writing and Presentation (W)

1 hour

An introduction to effective practices in planning, writing, and revising scientific communications. Practical skills in using state-of-the art tools to prepare publication-ready scientific figures and articles. Students will produce both a scientific article and an oral presentation. Before enrolling in this course, students will have done some original scientific research. PHYS 295 /PHYS 495  and PHYS 297 /PHYS 497   exist to fulfill this requirement and students should also plan to take advantage of paid research opportunities at other universities and national laboratories during the summer before the senior year.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 295 /PHYS 495  or PHYS 297 /PHYS 497  or instructor approval.