INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Hugh Wilson, Room 202 Butler Hall. Office hours: TTh 10:30-12:00 (or by appointment at other times), Phone: 845-3354, email: h-wilson at tamu.edu
LECTURE LOCATION: Room 151 in Francis Hall
COURSE INFORMATION PACKETS: Lab packets, both identification key (packet #7439), and general lab handouts (packet #7438) can be obtained from Copy Corner.
||Introduction||no lab 1st week of classes
|21 January||Vegetative Structure and Terminology I|
|24 January||Vegetative Structure and Terminology II||Exercise in Key Construction|
|26 January||Reproductive Structure and Terminology I|
|28 January||Reproductive Structure and Terminology II|
||Flowering Plants - Origin/Classification||Vegetative Characters/ Campus Walk|
|2 February||Examination I (19 Jan. through 31 Jan.)|
|7 February||Magnoliidae||Using the Key - Reproductive Characters|
|14 February||Caryophyllidae||Magnoliidae - Hamamelidae|
|2 March||Examination II (4 Feb. through 28 Feb.)|
|7 March||Rosidae||Lab Practical I, Specimen Prep Trip|
|SPRING BREAK - WEEK
OF 14 MARCH
|21 March||Asteridae||Rosidae--1st specimens due|
|28 March||Asteridae|| Asteridae
|30 March||Examination III (4 Mar. through 28 Mar.)|
|1 April||Liliopsida - Alismatidae|
|4 April||Arecidae||Field Trip (Lick Creek Park)|
|11 April||Commelinidae-Zingberidae||Liliopsida I|
|18 April||Examination IV (1 Apr. through 15 Apr)||Liliopsida II - Collections Due|
|20 April||Evolution of Classification Systems|
|25 April||Pteridophytes||Lab Practical II|
|2 May||Flowering Plant Evolution|
| 3 May (redefined)
||The Texas Flora--An Overview||CANCELLED
|9 May||Final Exam - 8:00
a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
||in Lecture room
||Lectures of 19 January- 31 January - Mostly Morphology/Terminology||
| 2 February
||Lectures of 4 February through 28
| 2 March
||Lectures of 4 March through 28 March - Dicots 2||
||Lectures of 1 April through 15 April - Monocots||
||5 quizzes - comprehensive||
||Lectures of 20 April through 3 May - (50 points) and lectures of 19 January through 15 April (100 points) Comprehensive||
| 9 May 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
LABORATORY: The laboratory point total is 350 and your final course grade will be based on points earned from a total of 900 (900-810=A, 809-719=B, etc. - see grade/score roster from a previous semester). A detailed breakdown of specific point values in lab will be provided in the laboratory schedule.
MAKE-UP EXAMS: If an exam is missed for a university approved excuse (illness, death in the family, etc.), Dr. Wilson must be notified within 48 hours of the missed exam. Documentation of why the examination was missed must be provided by the student, i.e., note from the health center or private physician if ill, copy of obituary and name of funeral home if death in the family, etc. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE DR.WILSON PERSONALLY IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL MISS AN EXAM - contact by phone with a follow-up of your written excuse is acceptable. You can always leave a voice mail (after 4 rings) message with Dr. Wilson (845-3354) or the Biology 301 Lab Coordinator, Monique Reed at 845-8650.
Persons with disabilities are guaranteed a
environment that provides for reasonable accommodation, as defined in
the Americans with
Disabilities Act. If you feel that you have a disability requiring
please contact the Office of Support Services for Students with
Disabilities at 845-1637.
May 5, 2011