2016Fall-Biol- 1408-71141 & 71142 syllabus Pereira - 1...

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NORTH LAKE COLLEGE5001 N. MacArthur Blvd.Irving, Texas 75038-3899DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICTCOURSE SYLLABUSBiology 1408 sections 71141 & 71142Fall 2016TR Lecture; Rm G402 at 11am- 12:20TR labs Rm C316 at 9:30am-10:50am & 12:30 -1:50pmSCIENCE LEARNING CENTERP331, 972 273-3500,This course syllabus is intended as a set of guidelines for Biol 1408. Both North Lake College andyour instructor reserve the right to make modifications in content, schedule, and requirements asnecessary to promote the best education possible within prevailing conditions affecting this course.Instructor Information:LECTURE: Bethany Pereira[email protected]Office Phone NumberOffice Location: Rm. C303JOffice Hours, 2-3 pmCourse InformationCourse title: Biology I for Non-MajorsCourse number: 1408Section number: 71141 & 71142Credit hours:4Class meeting time:G402 TR 11:00am-12:20Course description:Bology1408 is intended for non-science majors. Fundamentaltopics of biology include metric measurement, biological chemistry, cellularorganization, cellular respiration,photosynthesis & sustainability, cell reproduction,genetics, DNA structure and function, protein synthesis are presented.Course prerequisites:Biology for Non-Science Majors I (4)Prerequisite:One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading0093 AND Developmental Writing 0093; (2) English as a Second Language1
(ESOL) 0044 AND 0054; or (3) have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Readingand Writing standards AND DCCCD Writing score prerequisite requirement. Ifthese requirements have been met there are no other prerequisites.Required or Recommended Textbooks and MaterialsInstructional materials needed for this course:Biological Science 1408 Campus Printed Lab Manual (CampusLab Sections)Basic Biology I Lab Manual, 6th Edition, 2015Access Learning Systems ISBN 978-0-692-24633-7Phillip R. ShelpTEXTBOOKBiological Science 1408Biology – Customized Concepts and Applications (No Mindtap)ISBN 9781305017344Cecie Starr9e Edition, 2015Can be purchased at Follett bookstores of Northlake College or Brookhaven or OnlineCourse ObjectivesIntroductionThe goal of this course is to prepare the student to be an informed and educated citizen.The course will fulfill requirements for the student that is majoring in fields other thanthe biological sciences.The world today is dominated by science and technology.Students majoring in fields other than science will need a science background tofunction effectively in most jobs today. Students majoring in business may findthemselves in accounting, marketing, or sales for a company which produces high-techproducts in the area of defense, electronics, food production, Sustainability, agriculture,Green energy, Recycling and Reducing toxic waste, environment and global warming,and genetic engineering. Regardless of your vocational endeavor, your life is affected byscience.

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