Lecture: MTWR 10:10-11:30 A.M.
Lab: TR 1:00-5:00 P.M. [BO 214]; W [BO 207]
The successful student will:
Learn the basic terms, concepts and principles of systematic botany
Develop the knowledge and skills needed to identify flowering plants
Be able to identify ~100 plants on sight
Become acquainted with ~50 plant families
The student is expected to attend each classroom and laboratory meeting.
The grade for this course will be based on six scores:
Two lecture exam scores
Two laboratory exam scores
One cumulative score for laboratory exercises
A score for the plant collection submitted at the end of the laboratory
The format for submission of each exercise will be explained when the exercise is assigned.
Deadlines for assignments will be observed. Late work will receive no credit.
Attendance records will be kept to supply that information to university office that require it.
Out of courtesy for classmates and the instructor, please
1) don't walk across the front of the classroom after class has begun or before class has ended.
2) don't converse during lectures, videos, examinations or other classroom activities.
At the beginning of each class period, turn off cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices that may make noise, disrupt or distract.
Observe University policies regarding class attendance (do), grounds for an instructor drop, classroom conduct and academic dishonesty (don't). These policies may be found in the MSU Student Handbook <http://students.mwsu.edu>.