Jerry Skinner, Capwell Hall 208, 945-5141, x3108. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
hours: M 10-11 am, 1-2 pm; W 10-12; Th 12 - 2 pm; F 11-12.
Lectures in Capwell 212, T-Th 2-3:15 pm.
Lab in Capwell 202: Wednesday 3-4:50 pm.
magazine, Tuesday's Science section of the New York Times, and other
assigned readings which will be provided to you.
will be available in the bookstore or handed out in class.
Biology 101 is a one
semester general biology course designed for the non-science major. This
general biology course focuses on current events to direct our study of
the concepts and ethics of the scientific method, cell biology, genetics,
evolution, and biotechnology.
At the conclusion
of this course you will be able to be a knowledgeable, literate, and active
participant in an increasingly technological society.
You will attend ALL
lectures and labs, and read all assigned materials beforehand. Attendance
will be checked. There will be no makeup for lab quizzes. There is no makeup
for lab sessions. **If you cannot attend an exam you will not be permitted
to make it up unless I am informed beforehand! To reach me, leave a
message with my VoiceMail. Regardless, YOU must contact me about scheduling
a re-examination, which will be an oral test given during finals week.
exams @100 pts
||= 300 pts
|Major lab write-up
|Lab quizzes and
Extra Credit to be
explained later = 20 points; perfect attendance bonus = 15 pts.
To gain the perfect attendance bonus, you must be on time, every
time for all classes and all assignments.
If you have a 96.000%
or higher average, you are exempt from taking the final e