Honors+110_F07_syllabus - BIOL 110 HONORS INTRODUCTORY...

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Unformatted text preview: BIOL 110 HONORS INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I FALL 2007 Course description : BIOL 110 is the first course in the core sequence for Biology majors and minors. In the three components of this introductory course, lecture, laboratory and recitation, students will be introduced to the fundamental concepts, principles, and processes upon which all of biology is based and they will learn to competently use the scientific method through the application of these principles, concepts, and processes. Objectives & Outcomes: After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: demonstrate a knowledge of biological concepts, principles, and processes; exhibit competency in applying the scientific method by posing hypotheses, designing and conducting controlled experiments to test the hypotheses, analyzing data, and drawing conclusions; demonstrate both written and verbal skills in the presentation of the findings and conclusions in the form of scientific reports and poster presentations; successfully obtain relevant scientific information from the primary literature; work collaboratively to apply the scientific method; discuss and make informed decisions about scientific issues that are relevant to our daily lives. BIOL 110 is a Natural Science Course in the Knowledge of the Disciplines portion of General Education: BIOL 110 is designed to enable students to understand: the fundamental concepts, principles, and processes upon which all life is based; the relationship of the course material to their day-to-day world; and how to apply the scientific method. Students are provided with the tools to enable them to become responsible, scientifically literate global citizens and voters. Students who successfully complete BIOL 110 have the ability to read critically a popular press article and to evaluate reporting of technological, health-related and environmental issues. This ability empowers students to make better, scientifically-informed life decisions.. Professors: Dr. Jamin Eisenbach and Dr. Robert Winning Offices: Eisenbach 307 MJ and Winning 302 MJ Office Hrs: Eisenbach: Eisenbach: W, Th & Fri: 11-12noon & W: 4:30 - 5:30 pm; Winning : M, W: 1:00 – 3:00 pm Contact: Eisenbach: 487-0311 [email protected] Winning 487-4431 [email protected] Lecture: 311 Mark Jefferson MWF: 10:00 - 10:50 AM Laboratory: 306 Mark Jefferson Text : Brooker, Widmaier, Graham, and Stiling, 2007. Biology. 1 st ed. McGraw Hill ....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course BIOL 110 taught by Professor Winning during the Fall '07 term at Eastern Michigan University.

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Honors+110_F07_syllabus - BIOL 110 HONORS INTRODUCTORY...

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