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BSC 1005 (CRN#10150-Section #002) Life Science (2 credits)Fall 2019: August 17 – December 13Wednesdays and Fridays 11:00 – 11:50 am(NU Building, Room 113)Professor:Dr. Diane Baronas-LowellOffice hours: Mondays 1 - 3 pm and Wednesdays 1 - 3 pm Sanson (SC) Building, room 216 and by appointment.Campus Phone: (561) 297-4948 and email: [email protected] Assistant:Ms. Lillian Onwuha-EkpeteOffice hours: Mondays 10 am – 12 pm Sanson (SC) Building, room 291 and by appointment.email: [email protected]’t waste your time and money! Use the tips below to get and stay on track for a timely graduation.1) Learn how to navigate the “MY FAU” web portal. Familiarize yourself with features available through “FAU Self-Service” located within the “Home” tab as well as the features available in the “Students”, “Money Matters!” and “Success Network” tabs.2) Use the “Searchable Schedule” to see all courses available (by department) within a given semester when working to schedule your classes.3) Use the Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) to determine your most efficient path to graduation. Always select thepresent year of the catalog.Did you know excess hours can cost more? If you started classes at FAU after Fall 2012 (and have over 132 credit hours) your tuition will cost twice as much?See “Excess Hours Legislature” and this video! The Center for Learning and Student Success offers a variety of programsto support FAU students including free weekly peer-facilitated study sessions, tutoring sessions and e-tutoring.Important for Biology Majors: Please speak with your academic advisor about your schedule immediately if you are a biology major. This course does not count for credit towards a biology majors degree.Co-requisite:BSC 1005LCourse Description (Intellectual Foundations Program Course):As described in the University catalog, “A survey of life on earth for non-majors. Evolution, anatomy, physiology, genetics,reproduction, and ecology are stressed. Lectures and discussions also demonstrate how biological knowledge is relevant to social, economic environmental and philosophical problems. This is a General Education course.”Course Objective:The objective of this course is to introduce the student to the major themes in biology that include: scientific methodology, life characteristics, cells, cell division, genetics, DNA structure and technology, gene expression, ecology and evolution. The importance of these themes and how they apply to everyday life will be emphasized.Student Learning Outcomes:To understand how the knowledge of basic biology is pertinent to everyday life issues and to use critical thinking skills.Required:1This study source was downloaded by 100000773936087 from CourseHero.com on 02-22-2022 09:45:49 GMT -06:00https://www.coursehero.com/file/45956349/BSC1005-Life-Science-Syllabus-Fall-2019docx/Shuster, M., Vigna, J. and Tontonoz, M. Biology for A Changing World, 3rd edition (2018). W.H. Freeman and Company, Macmillan Learning, New York, NY. ISBN 9781319103064 (digital only, includes ebook and LaunchPad) and ISBN 9781319154592 (loose leaf book and LaunchPad).Note: You can buy the book at the Macmillan Student Store for less expensive options. Another note: There are seven copies of this textbook on reserve in the library that can be signed out for three hour intervals.Recommended:1. LaunchPad access comes with both the hard copy and digital books mentioned above. To get into LaunchPad, start from this URL: https://www.macmillanhighered.com/launchpad/sabiology3e/11237967 . Next, either enter your student access code from the card you received with your book purchase or purchase online access or start with a 21-day free trial. For technical assistance, click here. MM 2. One of the following to submit answers to in-class quizzes:M A. iClicker2. Register your iClicker2 in Canvas. Enter your 8-digit remote ID number; Canvas will already have yourstudent email address populated, so just click “Register” and you are done. Do not register your clicker on iClicker.com. FAQs and student support: https://community.macmillan.com/community/iclicker-support/iclicker-student-support or 866-209-5698 (9am-11pm EST Monday – Thursday, 9am-9pm EST Friday) or email https://community.macmillan.com/community/iclicker-supportORM B. iClicker Reef ( to submit answers using Apple or Android smartphones, tablets or laptops) . Create a iClicker Reef account (http://app.reef-education.com/ or download the app for iOS ) . Add your Z number to the Student ID ofiClicker Reef on your profile. Creating an account starts a free 14-day trial. Use this trial period to ensure iClicker Reefworks for all of your iClicker classes before buying a subscription. There are no refunds after your purchase a subscription. After your trial, purchase a iClicker Reef subscription (which includes an unlimited number of courses). MCanvas:Canvas will be used for posting the course syllabus, grades, lecture notes and other items of interest. For support/help: https://cases.canvaslms.com/apex/liveagentchatCode of Academic Integrity Policy Statement: Students at Florida Atlantic University are expected to maintain the highest ethical standards. Academic dishonesty is considered a serious breach of these ethical standards, because it interferes with the university mission to provide a high quality education in which no student enjoys an unfair advantage over any other. Academic dishonesty is also destructive of the university community, which is grounded in a system of mutual trust and places high value on personal integrity and individual responsibility. Harsh penalties are associated with academic dishonesty. For more information, see University Regulation 4.001: https://www.fau.edu/ctl/4.001_Code_of_Academic_Integrity.pdfReligious Accommodations: Students who wish to be excused from coursework, class activities or exams must notify the instructor in advance of their intention to participate in religious observation and request an excused absence.Attendance Policy and Classroom Etiquette:Students are expected to attend all of their scheduled University classes and to satisfy all academic objectives as outlined by the instructor. The effect of absences upon grades is determined by the instructor, and the University reserves the right to deal at any time with individual cases of non-attendance. Students are responsible for arranging to make up work missed

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