Jamie Ladonski – Academics/Course Information
I teach all lecture and lab sections for the majors biology courses (BIOL 151, fall and summer; BIOL 153, spring and summer) at University Center. I also teach BIOL 103 for nonmajors in the spring. Current students can access course content online (syllabus, lecture notes, grades, etc.) through Desire2Learn.
Photo: University Center biology lab
BIOL 103/103L – Biology Survey II
Study of energetics; plant growth; development and reproduction; animal structure and function. Intended for those not majoring in biology.
BIOL 151/151L – General Biology I
The introductory course for those majoring in biology and microbiology. Presents the concepts of cell biology, evolution, heredity, molecular genetics and ecology.
BIOL 153/153L – General Biology II
A continuation of BIOL 151, the introductory course for those majoring in biology and microbiology. Presents the concepts of animal and plant structure and function, energetics, and reproduction.
Useful Links for Students:
UC Success Program – The University Center Success Program is for students who need a little extra help in developing and enhancing the necessary skills to achieve overall academic success. Great resources from local (University Center) advisors and staff.
Tips for Successful Students – Great tips on how to achieve academic success in college – all students should take the time to look over this site before setting foot in a classroom.
Study Skills – from the Student Counseling Service at Texas A&M University. Covers a wide array of very helpful topics, such as Basic Study Techniques, Taking Tests, etc.
Biology Study Skills – from the web site of Dr. Cynthia Arem at Pima Community College in Tucson, AZ.
Careers in the Biological Sciences
sciencedaily.com (science news)
Understanding Evolution (University of California Museum of Paleontology)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
South Dakota State University
4801 N Career Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
email: [email protected]
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Cultural Enrichment Opportunities
Posted: September 16, 2015
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