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  BIO 101, Essentials of Biology
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Semester: Summer 2013
Course Subject: BIO
Course #: 101
Course Section: 51997
Course Title: Essentials of Biology
Course Section Information: Biological principles and applications as relates to life on earth from the molecular to ecosphere scale; current topics in genetics, evolution, ecology, plant and animal diversity, and human biology will be discussed
Credit Hours: 3
Special Section 
Registration Requirements: 
Please note the lab kit to perform laboratories at home must be purchased separately. More information will be provided once the course site opens.
Course Begins: Jun 10, 2013
Course Ends: Aug 02, 2013
Instructor: Barbara Davis
Instructor's Email: barbara.davis@eku.edu
Web Course Features (Students will be required to use):
 Email Discussion Boards Online Chat/Virtual Classroom
 Online Tests PowerPoint Files Other  lab kit for use at home; camera to capture lab images; one virtual lab (free)
 Printed Textbooks:
http://www.whfreeman.com/catalog/Product/scientificamericanbiologyforachangingworld-shuster
 Required Software:
Microsoft Excel; Adobe Acrobat reader for .pdf files; Microsoft Word or other document processing program to read .rtf files; Java for Blackboard quizzes and one virtual lab; Mozilla Firefox as the browser
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