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Office of Undergraduate Research Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement

UNIV 199: Introduction to Directed Research

This course is open to all students of all majors, with no prerequisites.

  • Learn about academic research with a faculty mentor
  • Gain skills needed in any research environment
  • Explore opportunities at WSU in all disciplines
  • Prepare to start a research opportunity
  • Improve your eligibility for an undergraduate research award

Course Details

This 1 credit course is taught in the fall and spring:

  • Fall UNIV 199 (1 credit) meets once per week, and multiple sections (times) are available.
  • Spring UNIV 199 (1 credit) is taught as an intensive two day workshop with peer mentors leading many of the sessions. The workshop meets during two Saturdays (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) early in the spring semester. Additional class time (lab tours) are scheduled as appropriate during the first half of the semester. Refer to the course schedule for specific dates.