PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (BIOL 51)
Final Exam Date and Time
in Rm 144
Dr. Kirk Land
Monday, 14 Dec, 8 – 11 am
MWF 9:30-10:50 in Rm 101
Dr. Dale McNeal
Wednesday, 16 Dec, 8 – 11 am
MWF 11:00-12:20 in Rm 144
Dr. Stacy Luthy
Friday, 18 Dec, 8 – 11 am
MWF 12:30-1:50 in Rm 101
Dr. Eric Thomas
Friday, 18 Dec, 12 – 3 pm
Dr. Mark Brunell – Office Room 247 Biology Bldg (Phone: 946-7479)
Ms. Debbie Walker - Office Room 137 Biology Bldg (Phone: 946-3149)
Campbell, Neil A., and Jane B. Reece.
Benjamin Cummings, San
Van de Graaff, Kent M., and John L. Crawley.
A photographic atlas for the
biology laboratory, 6
Morton Publ. Co., Englewood, CO.
A non-refundable laboratory fee of $180 will be charged to your student account to help
defray part of the costs of the lab manual, materials and equipment.
Biology 51 is the first semester of major’s General Biology, which consists of three broad
areas: evolutionary biology, survey of biological diversity, and ecology.
knowledge of science or biology is assumed.
Emphasis is placed on learning the
fundamental concepts and facts of biology to establish a solid basis for later courses in
This course satisfies General Education area III-A.
In this course, the skills of
written communication, research, critical thinking, and quantitative literacy will be
developed through lectures and laboratory study.
Attendance at lectures is essential if one is to master the material.
You will be held
responsible for all material presented in the lecture whether you are present or not.
Attendance at labs is mandatory!
One unexcused absence from the lab will reduce your final course grade by 2%.
unexcused absences from the lab will reduce your final course grade by 10%.
unexcused absences from the lab will result in a failing grade for the entire course.
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