Biology 114IK(1)-1 - COURSE SYLLABUS Semester: FALL Year:...

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COURSE SYLLABUSSemester:FALLYear: 2015Mission Statement:Richard J. Daley College provides high-quality education which leads to academic success, careerdevelopment, and personal enrichment that fulfill diverse community needs.Course (Discipline):BIOLOGYNumber:114Section:IK/IKXIAI#:L1 900LCourse Title:General Education BiologyLength of Course (Weeks):17Credit Hours:4Lab Hours:2Contact Hours:5Meeting Day(s):T/RTimes:11:40-1:50p.m.Building:Main CampusClassroom #:3401Syllabus can be found on Blackboard website at.Instructor’s Name:Julienne Thomas-HallE-mail Address:[email protected]Phone #:773-838-7726Office #:3220Building:Main BlgOffice hours: M/W9:10-9:40 a.m., 12:10-1:30 p.m., T/R 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Course Description:A laboratory course emphasizing scientific inquiry through selected concepts of biology,such as organization, function hereditary, evolution and ecology.Biological issues with personal andsocial implications will be introduced to enable students to make informed decisions.Course Prerequisites:NoneStudents Course is Expected to Serve:This is a survey course, intended for students who will major in a non-science degree.Course Objectives:1.Explain and apply the Scientific Method2.Define the chemicals that are part of life.3.Describe the structures and functions of cellular organelles.4.Compare and contrast photosynthesis and respiration.5.Describe mitosis and meiosis6.Explain how the traits are inherited from parents to children.7.Discuss the theory of evolution by Charles Darwin8.Define the different Ecosystems
Course Syllabus -29.Discuss the influence of science and technology on human behavior and disorders.10.Develop critical thinking skills regarding Biology.11.Learn to use the available technology.Student Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to.1.Demonstrate understanding of the Scientific Method

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