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BIOL 1431: ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY FALL 2006 Syllabus
 

Summary: BIOL 1431: ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
FALL 2006 Syllabus
Instructor of Record: Dr. Andrea Aspbury
E-mail: aspbury@txstate.edu
Lecture time and location: M W 5:00-6:15 PM; SUPP 112
Office hours: M W 3-4 PM; and/or by arrangement; Office location: SUPP 166
COURSE DESCRIPTION: BIO 1431 is Organismal Biology. This course is an introduction to genetics, evolution,
the diversity of life, and ecology. This course provides students a foundation for subsequent core and advanced
courses offered by the Texas State Department of Biology. (1) Students should learn and understand basic
biological concepts and be able to apply these concepts in novel situations. (2) This course will provide students
with opportunities to experience science as an investigative process. (3) Students are responsible for
understanding and being able to answer questions pertaining to all information presented in lecture, labs, and
assigned readings.
You are responsible for checking your e-mail and blackboard DAILY
COURSE MATERIALS:
1. THE TEXT (REQUIRED): Biological Science, by Scott Freeman 2005 (2nd
ed, Prentice Hall). Remember you
will need this text as a reference for your other biology classes so do not sell it back to the bookstore
2. LAB BOOK (REQUIRED): Laboratory Exercises for Organismal Biology (edited by Dr. Caitlin Gabor).
3. WRITING GUIDE (REQUIRED): A Short Guide to Writing About Biology (5th

  

Source: Aspbury, Andrea S. - Department of Biology, Texas State University - San Marcos

 

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