Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Program Reviewed

Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Eastern Connecticut State University

Credits Available

Track One
  • Introduction to Bioscience Laboratory Skills and Concepts (4 credits, lower division level)

or

Track Two
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analysis for Public Health (1 credit, lower division level)
  • Introduction to Physical Health and Epidemiology Laboratory Skills and Concepts (3 credits, lower division level)

Dates Valid

Aprils 2014 through April 2019

Source of Records

Academic Affairs Office; Eastern Connecticut State University; 83 Windham Street; Willimantic, CT 06226

About the Training Sponsor

The mission of Eastern Connecticut State University, the state's designated public liberal arts university, is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students.

Applying for the Credit

Have your training sponsor submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

Course Descriptions

Track One
Introduction to Bioscience Laboratory Skills and Concepts
(4 credits, lower level)
This track will look at how we study plants and stem cells in search of cures. An emphasis is placed on hands-on experience to all students to get practice with a variety of lab techniques and equipment. Students will select one area of research that they are interested in for further examination.

or

Track Two
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analysis for Public Health
(1 credit, lower level)
Introduction to Physical Health and Epidemiology Laboratory Skills and Concepts (3 credits, lower level)
This track will examine the role of physical health in public health and disease prevention through the exploration of measurement and exercise testing protocols, studying nutrition, and exploring the interaction of nutrition exercise and health. In addition, students will learn the basics of geographic information systems (GIS) and the utility of GIS in studying the health of a community. Students will help gather data to analyze health issues in the Willimantic area.

About the Review

This review was funded by the Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HLSCI), a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. HLSCI is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.