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Biology for Non-Science Majors IBIOL 1408- 61002Semester:Fall 2014August 25th, 2014 to December 11th, 2014Tuesday; ThursdayLecture: Room H30Labs: Room H32Lecture Instructor: Neeti Srivastava (Ph.D.)Email:[email protected]Office Phone Number: 972-860-5605Office Number: H118Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 2.30PM to 4.00PM at other times by appointmentMeeting Days & Time:Lecture TR 8.00AM to 9.20AMRoom H 30LabTR 9.30AM to 10.50AMRoom H 32Lab Instructor: Shanelle Joseph (Ph.D.)Email:[email protected]Phone number 214-860-8642Credit Hours: 4Division:Science, Arts and Physical educationOffice Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PMOffice Phone: 214-860-8649Office Location: E40Course Description:Presentation of biological concepts for the non-science major. Emphasis will be on scientists and their contributions to thescience field, scientific problem solving, unity of life including cells, genetic information, energy pathways important to life andcurrent issues in biology.(3 Lec., 3 Lab)Course Pre-requisites:One of the following must be met:Developmental Reading 0093 AND Developmental Writing 0093;English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 AND 0054; or have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI)Reading and Writing standards AND DCCCD Writing score prerequisite requirement.Course Materials/Supplies Needed:Essentials of Biology 4th, edition By Sylvia S. Mader and Michael WindelspechtISBN:0078024226Copyright year:2015Labs to be printed from eCampus;Three ring binder for lab notebookPocket folder for chapter reviewsNitrile Gloves8 882E ScantronsCore Objectives:1. Critical Thinking Skills - to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information2. Communication Skills - to include effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication3. Empirical and Quantitative Skills - to include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions4. Teamwork - to include the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goalStudent Learning OutcomesAfter successful completion of this course the student will:1.Recognize and explain basic relationships between structure and function at the molecular, cellular andorganismal levels.2.Demonstrate proper use of scientific equipment and technology to carry out scientific investigations including theproper use of the microscope, balances, graduated cylinders, pipettes, and an Excel Spreadsheet.

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