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Coppin State University2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698Course SyllabusFall 2021 BIOL 101 SyllabusDepartment:Department of Natural SciencesCourse Title:Biological Science (BIOL 101-101)Subject & Number:BIOL 101 (2557)# Unit:4 Undergraduate CreditsLecture: Tuesdays @ 5:20PM -8:10PM, Location: STC 120Lab:BIO 101-L06 (2562); Thursday @ 5:20PM -8:10PM, Location: STC 257Instructor:Dr. Emmanuel Atta-ObengOffice Location:STC Rm. 203Office Hours:MonWedFri. @ 1:00PM – 2:00PM. E-mail for collaborate or Teamsappointment.Office Phone:410-951-4122E-mail:[email protected]**All official communications between students and the Universitymustbe viaCoppin email addresses.Communications received from students from non-Coppin email addresses willnotbe recognized**COURSE MATERIALSInquiry into Life by Sylvia S. Mader, 16th edition, McGraw Hill publishers, 2020.With connect access.You will need connect access to complete assigned weeklyreadings and Quizzes. A standalone connect card access (comes with e-book andconnect) can be purchased using ISBN below:Connect access card: ISBN 9781260482539Blackboard website:All course materials will be posted on Blackboard (BB).COURSE DESCRIPTIONThe principles and concepts of biology with an explanation of how they may beapplied to the interpretation of natural phenomena, concentrating on topicsrepresenting a cross section of the biology disciplines. (3 lecture hours, 3 labhours. For non-science majors.The laboratory portion of the course includes an introduction to the microscope,detailed study of cells and tissues, a survey of the microorganisms, plants, andanimals. Emphasis is on critical analysis and the diversity of life. The labs willcomplement the lecture material and will include DEMOs and virtual simulations.STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSThis course will require you to think and apply various concepts. It will not beabout rote memorization, although the vocabulary of science requires somememorization. Read assigned chapter materials prior to coming to class. As aninstructor I can only facilitate your learning by offering good examples and by1
Coppin State University2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698Course Syllabustrying to explain phenomenon. It is your responsibility to truly understand andcomprehend the concepts. You absolutely need to interact with me.I am here foryou.If you do not understand things, ask questions. There is no such thing as astupid question. Really. If you are too shy to ask something during class, then feelfree to ask me during office hours, over the phone or email or get help from theScience tutors.Decide to start working hard right away.It is impossible toblow off the beginning of the course and still get a decent grade, becauseeverything builds off the initial concepts taught at the start of the course. You willneed to attend class and take decent notes. Get to know your fellow students;working together in group exam study sessions can be a big help.

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