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NOVA (Northern Virginia Community College): Annandale Campus COURSE SYLLABUS: BIOLOGY 101, Spring, 2010, 4 Credits Lecture : Tues & Thurs, Room CS 119, 4:30-5:45 pm; Section 022N Lab : Tues & Thurs, Room CS 114; 6:00-7:15 pm; Section 0C7N Instructor : Dr. Charles Masarsky Contact Information : The most reliable way to get in touch with me is to call my private office number (Vienna Chiropractic) at 703-938-6441, fax 703-323-4250. If I cannot take your call immediately, or if the office is closed, please leave a message, including your name, number and best times to reach you. My campus e-mail address is Cmasarsky@nvcc.edu; however, I do not check it every day. For any time-sensitive messages, contact me by phone, not e-mail. Office Hours : Office hours will be held from 3:45-4:15 pm, depending on student need. Any request for review or any other issue requiring one-on-one time will be handled at these office hours. I can plan more efficiently if I know who is coming. Please let me know. Office hours will be held in the Adjunct Faculty Office, room CT 232. Prerequisites : No previous science coursework is required for Biology 101. Students should be able to read and express themselves both orally and in writing on a college freshman level as measured by a college English competency examination or the equivalent. Course Objectives : 1. Apply the scientific method to investigate elementary biological problems 2. Diagram and describe the atomic structure of biologically important elements. 3. Explain the principles of chemical bonding and apply those principles to the formulation and properties of both inorganic and organic molecules. 4. Describe the composition and organization of water, acids, bases, buffers, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids and explain the biological role of each. 5. Describe the structure and function of enzymes and their roles in metabolic pathways. 6. Identify the component parts of a typical plant, animal and prokaryotic cell, and explain the functions of these component parts. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 302 taught by Professor Sdfd during the Spring '09 term at Northern Virginia Community College.

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