BIOLOGY 215 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Spring 1997

(M W F 9:00 - 9:50 in Darwin 2)

Office Hours: Mon, Wed, & Fri 10 - 11; Tues & Thurs: 11 - 12 (or by appointment) Also, messages can be left in my mailbox in the Biology Office, Darwin 125.

Required Text:

Becker, Wayne M., Jane B. Reece and Martin F. Poenie. 1996. The World of the Cell.. Third Edition. Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co., Inc. Redwood City, CA

Recommended: Solutions Manual to accompany The World of the Cell.

Both are available in the SSU bookstore.


Objectives for this course:

Grading:

Grades are assigned as follows:

90 - 100 %

A

Plus and minus grades

80 - 89 %

B

will be assigned to the

70 - 79 %

C

upper and lower % of

60 - 69 %

D

each letter grade.

lower than 60%

F

However, no A+ is allowed by SSU (sorry).

Students who wish to be graded in a non-traditional mode (CR/NC, credit/ no credit) must file a " change of program" form indicating that grading choice at the Office of Admissions and Records by Feb. 14. CR will be assigned for an earned grade of C- or better.


EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENTS: (5 assignments, each worth 10 pts. for a possible 50 total points). These assignments will be posted on the class pages on the WWW and MUST BE TYPED on a computer, and printed out on a LEGIBLE PRINTER. Full credit will be given for LEGIBLE TYPED correct answers. No handwritten answers. You can work with other students, but do not hand in duplicates of anyone else's work!

Attendance: It is expected that you attend every class period. No late examinations will be given without a written medical excuse or prior arrangements with the instructor.

RULES FOR SUCCESS

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Marilyn Cannon January 24, 1997