This course will develop students’ ability to read, analyze, and evaluate scientific literature. Students will learn how to find and identify primary literature that they can use to design investigations into biological questions. Students will be expected to write scientific papers that effectively communicate the ideas and thoughts underlying their investigations. In addition, students will learn how to effectively navigate majoring in biology at Clayton State through identifying courses and experiential learning opportunities that map onto their career goals. Students will assemble an e-portfolio that will help them link their biology degree to opportunities in the biological and health sciences.