Students on the program will take the following three courses, tentative syllabi for each course available by clicking on course name:
Students will earn 12 credits and the program may count towards one of the semesters that students need in order to graduate.
How the courses count:
- BISC 4bj and BISC 10aj do not meet the requirements for the major in Biology
- BISC 4bj and BISC 10aj count as Focal Area A electives for Health: Science, Society, and Policy
- HSSP 120bj counts as a Focal Area C electives for Health: Science, Society, and Policy
- HSSP 120bj may count towards the HSSP hands-on experience requirement with prior approval of the HSSP internship instructor
- BISC 10aj can be used towards the Oral Communication requirement (please see the University Bulletin for complete details)
- The Social Science distribution requirement will be met
- The Science distribution requirement will be met
JBS is an intensive and immersive experience and students should expect to be engaged in learning four to five days a week for most of the day.
9:30-noon BISC 4b: Lecture and class discussion
Guest lectures every two weeks
3-5 PM HSSP 120j: Class discussion and reflections on the field trip/site visit that took place on the day before
9:30-noon and 1-2 PM BISC 10a: Lecture, class discussion, students form sub-groups to work on projects, sub-group students give presentations in class (later on in the course)
2-6PM BISC 10a: Food lab
9-6PM HSSP 120j: Full day field trip/site visit
9:30-noon BISC 4B: Lecture and class discussion
Note that this schedule and all information is subject to change.