Syllabus Fall '13 *
|Location:||Room 420 Sparks Hall|
|Time:||Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm|
|Credit Hours:||4 hrs|
|Lecturer:||Dr. Margo Brinton||Dr. John Houghton|
|Office:||623 Petit Science Center||520 Petit Science Center|
|Laboratory:||640 Petit Science Center||534 Petit Science Center|
|Office hours:||Tues: 11:00am - 12:00pm||Tues: 3:00pm - 4:00pm|
|Text:||Lewin's Genes XI: Jocelyn Krebs, Elliott Goldstein and Stephen Kilpatrick | Jones & Bartlett Publishers|
Reading assignments in the text book are indicated in the lecture schedule. The background information for some of the lectures will either be in the form of web-links, handouts or journal articles. Diagrams used in lectures that are not from the textbook will be posted on the web, handed out in class or available as downloads. Exams will be based primarily on lecture material. Reading assignments (text, papers and handouts) should be used to understand the lecture material and provide additional examples.
Grading Policy * : Grades will be divided amomg the various examinations in the following manner-
|Exam I||100 pts|
|Exam II||100 pts|
|Exam III||100 pts|
Critical thinking assignments
|In-Class Presentation||100 pts|
Grading Scale: 97-100= A+, 90-96= A, 88-89= A-, 86-87= B+, 80-85= B, 78-79= B-, 77-78= C+, 70-76= C, 68-69= C-, 60-67= D, less than 60= F
* Please note that this syllabus provides a plan for the course, however, deviations may be necessary.
This information is given as a guide to the student attending the Bio8620 '11/ lectures as a means to review some of the information. It is not meant to replace the lecture. No emphasis as to what will be required of the student is given in this text, indeed information that is given in the these transcripts may make little sense if the student has not first attended the relevant lecture.