Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the following:
|Class tests and assignments||15-25|
|Laboratory assignments and quizzes||5-15|
|Laboratory examination - final||10-15|
|Comprehensive examination - midterm||25-35|
|Comprehensive examination - final||25-35|
1. Laboratory Experiments and Activities
Laboratory work will be assigned each week. The laboratory work must be completed in the week it is assigned. Laboratory experiments and assignments are a compulsory component of this course. A minimum of 50% of the laboratory experiments and assignments must be completed to receive a P or better in the course.
There will be one midterm and one final examination. The final examination will cover the entire course. If the student achieves a better grade on the final exam than on the midterm examination, the midterm grade will be raised to equal that of the final examination.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Students should consult the Douglas College Bookstore for the latest required textbooks and materials. For example, textbooks and materials may include:
Reece, J.B. et al., Campbell Biology. (Current Edition). Benjamin Cummings.
Douglas College produced manual: Biology 1310: Introduction to Biology.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG BIOL 1XXX (3)||2007/05/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU BISC 1XX (4)||2007/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO BIOL 116 (3)||2007/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV BIOL 1st (3)||2007/05/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BIO 112 (5)||2013/01/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BIO 1XX (5)||2007/05/01 to 2012/12/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC BIOL 186 (1.5)||2015/05/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC BIOL 190A (1.5)||2007/05/01 to 2015/04/30|