Dr. Jerry Skinner,
Capwell Hall 208, 945-5141, ext 3108. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office hours: Monday 1 - 2 pm, Tue 2 - 3 pm, Wed 11 - noon, Fri 10 am -
Lab Instructors: Mrs.
Vickie Stanavitch and Professor Mellinda Curis
Lectures in Capwell 212, M-W-F 1:00-1:50 pm
Labs in Capwell 202: Tuesday 2:00-3:50 pm or 4:00-5:50 pm
Text: Discover magazine and other assigned readings from Time, the New
York Times (especially
Tuesday's Science section, and others.
Laboratory Materials will be available in the bookstore or handed out in
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. If you cannot
make your regularly scheduled lab, see Mrs. Stanavitch or Professor Curis
and plan to attend the other lab. **If you cannot attend an exam
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.
||= 400 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