In this course, students begin the Natural Science Undergraduate Research Sequence. Included are lectures and activities that teach literature searching, experimental design, sampling, statistics, writing, and speaking. Students consult with faculty members, choose a research advisor, choose a research project, and write a grant proposal. Students also attend and critique Natural Science Undergraduate Research Presentations.Prerequisite: MAT 1410 Statistics, or MAT 2410 Calculus I, or MAT 2530 Statistics for Natural Sciences.General Education: WAC 3: Writing and Research for the Major