BIO 1100 XTIJ
Principals of Biology
Term 1, 2011
August 15, 2011 – October 15, 2011
For course syllabus posted prior to the beginning of the term, the instructor reserves the right to
make minor changes prior to or during the term. The instructor will notify students, via e-mail or
Blackboard announcement, when changes are made in the requirements and/or grading of the
: This course includes one proctored exam. The dates of this proctored
Thursday, September 8, 2011 (Week 4) thru
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
. You are responsible for finding a proctor for this exam and submitting the online
proctor form by the day before the exam opens. The proctor form will be available beginning
with the second week of the course, and you are encouraged to start preparing immediately.
Please visit the “Tech/Proctor Info” button in this course shell for all the information you need.
Chester R. Figiel, Jr., Ph.D.
125 South Smith Road
Department of Biology, University of Mississippi, 1995
Department of Biology, University of Memphis, 1990
Department of Biology, Memphis State University, 1987
Department of Engineering/Technology, Memphis State University,
I'm available by email any time and will response within 24 hours on week days and within 48
hours on weekends.
If you need to talk by phone, email me and we will set up a time. I'm also
happy to meet with you in the chat room in Blackboard if you set an appointment with me.
Students: Please put course title in the subject line of any emails sent to the instructor.
will not open emails from accounts other than troy.edu addresses.
– Note that students should
always check email through Blackboard class site as well as their troy.edu accounts. In the
Tools area, click Communication, and then click Messages.
Troy instructors are required to respond to student messages in 24 to 48 hours.
"Student/Faculty Interaction" below.
Student must possess the knowledge and skills of a high school graduate and the capability
to perform on a college level. Computer literacy is also required to successfully complete