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Version 2.1.FY20201Division of Earth, Life & Natural SciencesBiology Department--math/biology/FALL2019F8B= 8 weeksNon-Major Biology II, CRN #15934 (3 credit hours)ONLINEInstructor: Dr. O’NeilInstructor Contact InformationInstructor:Jennifer O’Neil, PhDOffice Phone: 713-718-5248Office:Spring Branch AD8Office Hours: Thursday 1-2P & by appointmentHCC Email:[email protected]Office Location: Spring Branch AD8Please feel free to contact me concerning any problems that you are experiencing in this course.Your performance in my class is very important to me. I am available to hear the concerns andjust to discuss course topics.Instructor’s Preferred Method of Contact[email protected]via canvas course shellI will respond to emails within 24-48 hours Monday through Friday; I will reply to weekendmessages during the following week.What’s ExcitingAbout This CourseBiology is the study of life. Learning and understanding Biology helps you know:1. How and why things happen in the physical world2. More about yourself and your daily experiences.3. How to live a healthier life and improve the lives of others.4. How different organisms interact with each other, as well as our impact on them.
Version 2.1.FY20202My Personal WelcomeWelcome to Introductory Biology II (BIOL 1309). I am glad you are here!The objective of this course is to give students a basic knowledge of life sciences. Topicsinclude the principles ofevolution, classification and ecological relationships, a survey of the domains of life and animal behaviorThe course is an integration of 2 parts: a standard textbook, and an online course shell. Students are responsiblefor buying and reading the correct textbook. The online course shell contains information designed to be anoverview of the material covered in the text with added insights provided by the instructor to help you betterunderstand the concepts.I am excited about teaching this course and delighted that you are going to be part of it. I trust that you will leaveat the end of the term with a greater understanding of how to apply principles of Biology to your professional andpersonal life.In this course, you will have various activities, videos, lecture notes and practice quizzes to reviewcourse material, and interact with your classmates and professor. It is important to get started right away andkeep on track with your assignments.Prerequisites and/or Co-RequisitesBIOL 1308 Biology for Non-Science Majors I (lecture).Please carefully read the repeater policy in theHCCS Student Handbook.Canvas Learning Management SystemAll Biology sections utilizeCanvas() to supplement in-classassignments, exams, and activities.

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