MW 8:00-8:50 A.M. (Lecture)
R 1:00-4:50 P.M. (Lab 21A), or
F 1:00-4:50 P.M. (Lab 21B)
The successful student will:
Demonstrate familiarity with the glossary of systematic botany
Utilize the knowledge and skills needed to identify flowering plants
Identify ~100 plants on sight
Recognize ~50 plant families
The student is expected to attend each classroom and laboratory meeting of the sections in which she/he is enrolled.
The grade for this course will be based on six scores:
Two lecture exam scores
Two laboratory exam scores
One cumulative score for course exercises
A score for the plant collection submitted at the end of the laboratory
All exercises, activities and exams must be completed by their deadlines for completion.
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 offices that require it.
Attendance at all scheduled meetings of the lecture and laboratory sections is expected.
Attendance at all scheduled meetings of the lecture and laboratory sections will increase the likelihood of student success.
Out of courtesy to 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://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/documents/student-life/studentaffairs/studenthandbook2012_13.pdf.