Course Descriptions

BIOL 11000 Fundamentals of Biology I

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 4.0

Prerequisites:

None

Description:

BIOL 11000/11100 is a two-semester principles of biology sequence that introduces students to the major concepts of the discipline, with emphasis on the experimental and logical basis of the information presented.  BIOL 11000/11100 includes lectures and laboratories that begin with atoms and build to the diversity of life.  Topics include chemistry, biochemistry of macromolecules, cell structure and function, photosynthesis, respiration, evolution, the diversity of life and DNA structure and replication.  This course is intended as the first semester of two semesters.  These courses are NOT independent and should be taken in sequence.

Instructor(s):

Alan Friedman


E-mail:
afried@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

http://www.bio.purdue.edu/Academic/undergrad/coursedesc.php

for current semester

Grading:

Students are graded on a straight percent scale.  The scale may be adjusted depending on student performance.  Evening exams will be given.  There will be three hour exams and a comprehensive final exam that are in multiple-choice format.  For the laboratory, there are three practical exams.  In addition, laboratory and recitation participation points can be earned during each session



Course Format:


CRN

Sec

Type

Days

Time

Location

11967

001

LEC

MW

11:30-12:20pm

LILY 1105

35347

031

PSO

F

11:30-12:20pm

LILY 1105

11968

002

REC

F

9:30-10:20am

HIKS G980D

11969

007

REC

F

2:30-3:20am

HIKS G980D

11974

006

REC

F

12:30-1:20pm

HIKS G980D

11976

005

REC

F

3:30-4:20pm

HIKS G980D

11977

008

REC

F

4:30-5:20pm

HIKS G980D

11979

004

REC

F

7:30-8:20pm

HIKS G980D

11983

017

LAB

M

7:30-9:20am

WTHR 316

11984

018

LAB

M

9:30-11:20am

WTHR 316

11985

019

LAB

M

1:30-3:20pm

WTHR 316

11986

020

LAB

M

3:30-5:20pm

WTHR 316

11987

021

LAB

T

7:30-9:20am

WTHR 316

11988

022

LAB

T

9:30-11:20am

WTHR 316

11989

023

LAB

T

11:30-1:20pm

WTHR 316

11990

024

LAB

T

1:30-3:20pm

WTHR 316

11991

025

LAB

T

3:30-5:20pm

WTHR 316

11992

026

LAB

T

5:30-7:20pm

WTHR 316

11993

027

LAB

W

7:30-9:20am

WTHR 316

11994

028

LAB

W

9:30-11:20am

WTHR 316

11995

029

LAB

W

1:30-3:20pm

WTHR 316

11996

030

LAB

W

3:30-5:20pm

WTHR 316



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