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Anil K. Rao, Ph.D.

Human Biology for Non-majors Bio 1000

Course Syllabus and Topics List Updated: November 18, 2011 1:33 PM

Final Exam Schedule: 

BIO 1000 - Human Biology for Non-Majors 3 (3 + 0) Prerequisite: Minimum performance standard scores on reading, writing, and mathematics preassessment placement tests This one-semester course familiarizes the student with the principles of the living world, the basic form and function of the human body, and how these two relate to each other. Basic variations of life forms and the interrelationships of the human body to the surrounding world are the main thrusts of the course. This course does not apply toward a biology major or minor. (General Studies—Level II, Natural Science) (GT-SC2 Important note:

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Instructor: Dr. Anil Rao Office: Science 2036 Lecture: 2:00-3:15, MW, SI 1115.

Office hours: 12:00-1:50 & 3:30-4:00 MW, 0900-1100 F.

By Appt only: 0900-1100 Thurs Phone: 303-556-8486, 303-556-3213

Email: raoa@msudenver.edu

Homepage: http://rowdysites.msudenver.edu/~raoa/rao/bio1000/Syllabus%201000%202012.htm

Required text: Human Biology, S. S. Mader, 12th edition.

Connect: http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/class/a_rao_campus_2011

Genetics Questions GENETICS ANSWERS

Skeptical look at Kevin Trudeau who is the author of Natural Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About.

N.C. Policy: The assignment of the NC grade is done by Admissions and Records. It is entirely the student's responsibility to obtain the form, get the instructors signature, and turn in the completed form to Admissions and Records before the deadline. If you simply disappear from a class without going through the proper drop procedures, you will receive an automatic F.

Note the following dates that pertain to this class:

Last day to drop a class and have the class deleted from academic record: Sept 7, 2011

Last day to withdraw from a class and receive an NC: Oct. 31, 2011

ADA Syllabus Statement: The Metropolitan State University of Denver is committed to making reasonable accommodations to assist individuals with disabilities in reaching their academic potential. If you have a disability which may impact your performance, attendance, or grades in this class and are requesting accommodations, then you must first register with the Access Center, located in the Auraria Library, Suite 116, 303-556-8387. The Access Center is the designated department responsible for coordinating accommodations and services for students with disabilities. Accommodations will not be granted prior to my receipt of your faculty notification letter from the Access Center. Please note that accommodations are never provided retroactively (i.e., prior to the receipt of your faculty notification letter.) Once I am in receipt of your official Access Center faculty notification letter, I would be happy to meet with you to discuss your accommodations. All discussions will remain confidential. Further information is available by visiting the Access center website msudenver.edu/access. The Metropolitan State College of Denver is committed to making reasonable accommodations to assist individuals with disabilities in reaching their academic potential. If you have a disability which may impact your performance, attendance, or grades in this class and are requesting accommodations, then you must first register with the Access Center, located in the Auraria Library, Suite 116, 303-556-8387. The Access Center is the designated department responsible for coordinating accommodations and services for students with disabilities. Accommodations will not be granted prior to my receipt of your faculty notification letter from the Access Center. Please note that accommodations are never provided retroactively (i.e., prior to the receipt of your faculty notification letter.) Once I am in receipt of your official Access Center faculty notification letter, I would be happy to meet with you to discuss your accommodations. All discussions will remain confidential. Further information is available by visiting the Access center website msudenver.edu/access.


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