BIO201 - Syllabus


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FIRST DRAFT. SOME THINGS MAY CHANGE CELL BIOLOGY, BIO201B. (Dr. Hennessey) Spring, 2008 Instructor: Dr. Todd M. Hennessey Office: H610 Hochstetter Hall Phone: 645 2363 ext.194 Office Hours: M and W, 2:00 to 3:00 or contact me for an appointment E-mail address: [email protected] Lectures: Mon., Wed., and Fri. 11:00 to 11:50 in Knox 20. Optional copies of each week's lecture notes will be placed on BIO201B UBLearns at the end of each lecture Audio recordings at: Laboratories: There are 6 labs, one every week. BIO201B labs start on March 17. Required textbook: Cell and Molecular Biology (5th Edition) by Gerald Karp, 2008 Required lab manual: Available at the University Bookstore, 200 Lee Entrance Course requirements: Three exams 300 points Six lab reports at 5 points each 30 points Lab Exam 70 points Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400 points This is a 4 credit course (lecture and lab grades required for everyone) Policies: No extra credit will be given. The grade is determined from the point total only. No incompletes will be given unless accompanied by a valid medical excuse (or equivalent) explaining why the work could not be completed. No make-up exams will be given unless the student produces a valid, written, excuse with a doctor's (MD) signature (or equivalent) explaining why the student missed the exam. Regrades of exams may be requested in person only up to one week after the exam is returned. Excused absences must be approved by Dr. Hennessey at least 2 weeks in advance. Exams: There will be 3 section exams (see the Course Outline for details). All exams will be multiple choice and computer scored. Every student in BIO201B must take all of these exams without exception. All of the exam grades will count towards your final grade. The first two section exams will be given during the 50 min. lecture periods. Exam I (90 points) is on Wednesday, February 13 and Exam II (100 points) is on Wednesday, March 26. The third section exam (110 points) will be given during the scheduled final exam period. The Lab Exam (70 points) will also be given during the final exam period. Previous exams (with answer keys) are available from BIO201B UBLearns. Important Dates: Spring Semester, 2006 Last day to drop courses without financial penalty - Friday, January 25. Last day to drop courses without "R" - Friday, January 25. Deadline to request undergraduate S/U credit - Friday, January 25. Course registration ("R") in effect - January 26 - March 30. Last day to drop a course - Friday, March 28. 1
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Course Repeat Policy: Any student repeating the BIO201B course must repeat all of the course, even the labs. All students must complete all of the exams and all of the labs in BIO201B. Grades:
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