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BIOLOGY
2
60

COURSE SYLLABUS

SPRING

QUARTER 20
1
1

INSTRUCTOR:

Dr. Scott Sweet

O
FFICE
: A102A:

e
-
mail
: ssweet@pierce.ctc.edu

OFFICE HOURS:
O
ffice hours will be
Mo
-
Th

from
1
:00
-
2:00 PM
;
Tuesday

&
Thursday from
4
:
3
0
-
5
:
3
0
P
M
; Friday 9 AM
-
1 PM

COURSE DESCRIP
TION:

This course is
on microbiology: a survey course on all
aspects of microbiology
. L
aboratories
:
Tu,
Th
:
2
:
3
0
-
4:15

PM; Lectures are
from 2:15
-
3:30 on Monday and Wednesday
;
Prerequisites
:
Bio. 160 (or Bio.101) with a grade of
2.0 or better
recommended
;
Chem. 100 with a grade of 2.0 or be
tter or instructor's
permission.

CREDITS, HOURS, AND WORKLOAD
: (
5
) credits (
3

hours lecture). The student
should expect to spend a minimum of 3.0 hours per hour of class time studying.

TEXT, TOOLS, MATERIALS, AND TECH
NOLOGIES

Text:
Microbiology: An Introduction

by Tortora, Funke, & Case (9th ed.)

Laboratory manual: as in the bookstore
-

get version 9, if possible
-
otherwise talk to
me!

WEEK OF

LEC TOPICS (NOTES)

LEC TEXT

3/28
-
4/1

General Microbiology

Basic Bioc
hemistry


Ch. 1

Ch. 2

4/4
-
8

Microscopy & staining


Cell Structure

Ch. 3

Ch. 4

4/11
-
15

Evolution & Taxonomy


Metabolism

Ch
10


Ch.
5


4/18
-
22

RS 1
-
5
, 10


Bacterial Growth

Exam #1 (Wed)

D
ue Monday

AM

(30 points)

Ch.
6


Ch 1
-
5, 10


4/25
-
29

Bacterial Control


G
enetics


Ch.
7

Ch.
8

5/
2
-
6

Biotechnology

Viruses

Ch.

9

Ch.

13

5/9
-
13

RS 6
-
9. 13

due Monday

AM

Disease

Exam #2

D
ue Monday

AM

(30 points)

Chap 14
, 15

Ch. 6
-
9, 13

5/16
-
20

Immune System


Antimicrobials

Ch.
16
-
17

Ch.
20


5/23
-
27

Diseases of the skin

Disease
s of the CNS

Diseases of Respiration

Ch.21

Ch.
22

Ch. 24

5/30
-
6/3

RS 1
3
-
17, 20
-
22
, 24

due
Monday

AM

Exam #3

D
ue Monday

AM (50 points)



6/
6

Review (
Mo
)

6/
8

Final (beginning to end)

*The material covered on each exam is subject to change (i.e. snow, wind
, flooding, etc) and will
be disclosed one week prior to the
laboratory or
exam.
Sorry, it is beyond my control!!!


2

If you are going to be absent during an exam, you CAN make arrangements with the instructor
before the exam or have an excused note because
of sickness or death
. The
makeup exam

will
consist of fill
-
in
-
the blank and essay questions.
Everyone must take all exams!!!


Every
time a cell phone goes off the student will
give up the phone until the next class period

and lose 5
points on the next e
xam
.


Each of the first two

lecture exams includes an objective (100 points), essay (30 points), and take
home component (20 points for review sheets, completed and submitted on Monday

AM prior to
the exam
).
The
third exam wi
ll have a take home portion wo
rth

50 points.
To begin with
,

lets
submit them as an attachment to scttsweet@netzero.net

and then if Angel can serve as an
effective depository.

GRADING:

4 Lecture examinations

45
0 points (
600 total,
drop one exam)

1

laboratory pr
esentation


4
0 points

1 l
aboratory project


10 points

2

Laboratory exams

1
0
0 points

Total

6
0
0

points

(*
5

optional
SI
pts to be discussed

in class
)

Grades will be tabulated using the following conversion factor: (note:
>

0.5 rounds up)


Grade

% Total

Grade

%Total

4.0

95
-
100 %

2
.2

77 %

3.9

94 %

2.1

76 %

3.8

93 %

2.0

75 %

3.7

92 %

1.9

74 %

3.6

91 %

1.8

73 %

3.5

90 %

1.7

72 %

3.4

89 %

1.6

71 %

3.3

88 %

1.5

70 %

3.2

87 %

1.4

69 %

3.1

86 %

1.3

68 %

3.0

85 %

1.2

67 %

2.9

84 %

1.1

66 %

2.8

83 %

1.0

65 %

2.7

82 %

0.9

64 %

2.6

81 %

0.8

63 %

2.5

80 %

0.7

62 %

2.4

79 %

0.0

0
-
61 %

2.3

78 %




Attendance Regulation
-

Regular attendance is the most important factor in contributing
to student success. If you miss class you will lose points by missing important info.

ADA State
ment
-

If you are a student with a recognized disability and will need
accommodation, please contact Disability Support Services

(253) 840
-
8335
.


911 Statement
-
If

we have an emergency (i.e. bomb or fire warning), you will wait in
your car for 15 minutes and

then leave after this time period (class is cancelled
). I will
advise you on the website
http://sites.google.com/site/
micropierce
/

for the makeup
time and place
.