Human Biology, Bio 103 Fall 2004
Instructor: Jim Taulman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Description This course provides information about human physiology, ecology, and environmental relationships, with discussions of current ethical issues.
Prerequisite College Success 103 with a grade of C or better.
Learning Objectives It is expected that the student will become familiar with concepts of general biology with special focus on the human body. Evaluation will be made through scheduled exams.
Conferences Student conferences will be by appointment. If you need to meet with me email or call and set up a time to meet before or after class. I can be contacted at: 605-745-3959 or by email at: email@example.com
Required Text Human Biology by Sylvia Mader, available at OLC bookstore.
Attendance Please plan on attending class. If you have a schedule conflict with this class, drop it and take it again another semester. A student may be dropped after 3 consecutive absences and will automatically be dropped after 5 total absences.
Homework Work assignments will consist of reading and being familiar with chapters in the textbook for each class period. You may be asked to describe your interpretation or understanding of concepts presented in the textbook chapters for a given class period.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 69
F = 59 and below
Food You can bring a drink into class but we wont be eating in class.
Schedule of Classes
Human Biology, Bio 103, Fall 2004 Instructor: Jim Taulman Chapter
Sept. 1 Introduction, Chemistry Basics 1
Sept. 8 Chemistry and Cells 2, 3
Sept. 15 Digestive System 4
Sept. 22 Circulatory System 5, 6, 7
Sept. 29 Test #1, Excretory System 8, 9
Oct. 6 Skeletal and Muscular Systems 10, 11
Oct. 13 Nervous System and Sense Organs 12, 13
Oct. 20 Test #2, Endocrine System 14
Oct. 27 Reproductive System and Diseases 15, 16
Nov. 3 Development and Inheritance 17, 18
Nov. 10 Test #3, Genetics and DNA 19, 20
Nov. 17 Evolution 24
Nov. 24 Ecology 25
Dec. 1 Biodiversity and Species 26, 27
Dec. 8 Final Exam