Weekender, Fall 2002
Jerry Skinner, Capwell Hall 208, 945-5141, x3108. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday 12 pm - 3 pm; Sunday 8
- 11 am, 3:10 - 5:10 pm
magazine, Tuesday's Science section of the New York Times. All
students enrolled must have subscriptions to both. And other
assigned readings which will be provided to you.
will be available in the bookstore or handed out in class.
Biology 110 is a one
semester general biology course designed for the non-science major. This
general biology course focuses on basic biological concepts and recent advances
in biology, genetics, evolution and biotechnology. Upon completion of this
course, you should gain sufficient knowledge to become an active member of our
increasingly technological society.
At the conclusion
of this course you will be able to
- describe the structure of the
cell and the function of various cell organelles.
- describe the basic tenets of
biology: cell theory, theory of evolution, and inheritance.
- describe the basic chemistry
- analyze how recent advances
may impact on society.
You will attend all lectures and labs, and read all assigned materials beforehand. Attendance
and participation will be considered in the final grade.
are expected to be turned in on time. Late assignments will not
be accepted except in the most adverse circumstances. No lab assignments
will be accepted for labs you have not attended.
Papers are to be written and turned in for all articles assigned.
Late assignments will not be accepted. They must be no longer than one typed
page (12 point font, double spaced, 1.5" margins). The first
paragraph will be a brief summary of the article. The second paragraph is
to be your reaction to the article. The paper should include a vocabulary
list of new terms you encountered with definitions that you understand.
You should be prepared for quizzes on vocabulary before the article is discussed
|Two exams @100 pts
||= 200 pts
|| 850 pts.
If you have a 96.000%
or higher average, you are exempt from taking the final exam.