Dalhousie University Syllabus for Biology 2040.03 Evolution
Class website: OWL: www.dal.ca/ILO go to academic login. Or go through my.dal Learning
LECTURES: Lectures are held in the LSC C242 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:05 - 11:25 am.
TEXTBOOKS: The textbooks for the class and lab are available to purchase in the Dalhousie
bookstore. There are also copies for you to borrow for a short period of time in the Killam Library.
1) Freeman, S. and Herron, J.C. Evolutionary Analysis 4th
Edition. © 2007 Pearson Education.
2) Knisely, Karin. A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology.3rd
Ed © 2009 Sinauer Associates (note;
this is also required for other Biology classes).
LAB MANUAL: Available to purchase in the Dalhousie Bookstore.
GRADING: The marks will be assigned as follows:
Midterm 25 % In class
Fly report 9 % Due during and at the end of semester
Lab assignments 19 % Due at the start of the following lab
Pre-lab Quizzes 2 % Due before your lab day
Final exam 45 % Scheduled by the Registrar
Total 100 %