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|Title: ||BIOL 140-02, Biology II, Spring 2008|
|Authors: ||Kesler, David H.|
|Date Issued: ||3-Apr-2008|
|Series/Report no.: ||Syllabi CRN|
|Abstract: ||One of my major objectives for this course is to provide the best introduction to
organismal biology you could possibly obtain in one semester. This will involve, in part,
my providing the information and resources to you. I will also provide, hopefully, the
stimulation and impetus for you to dig into this material. Without this second component
- your active involvement - we will just be going through the motions.
To achieve this major objective I feel it is essential that you gain factual knowledge such
as terminology, classifications, and methods. It is also essential that you learn
fundamental principles. With these you will be able to apply the course material to solve
problems and improve your thinking skills. These specific skills and competencies are
important should you choose a profession related to the biological sciences.
Another objective of mine is to sensitize you to the life process as it occurs in organisms.
With this awareness, you may view other organisms and yourself differently. Hopefully
you will develop a respect of the life process, which will influence your decisions in the
When you have finished this course, you will be able to take upper-level biology courses
at Rhodes. Therefore, the foundation you receive in this course is quite important. If you
are not going on in Biology, it is especially important for you to master this material
because you will not be exposed to it again in a formal manner. You will, however, be
exposed to this material throughout your life.|
|Description: ||This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor|
|Appears in Collections:||Biology Department. Syllabi|
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