Course code BIO140

BIO140 Introduction to Biology

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Teachers: Siri Fjellheim, Geir Mathiesen, Else Marie Aasen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The subject Biology will be illuminated through lectures, field and laboratoy assignments and visits to small and medium-sized businesses based on biological know-how. The students have to write reports and give presentations. An introduction to ICT and library is offered.
Learning outcome:
The students should acquire knowledge about the importance of biology, and get an understanding of the activities in the field of Biology at NMBU. The students should use ICT and the University Library in their work.
Learning activities:
Lectures and excercises
Teaching support:
The curriculum is announced on the first day of lectures.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Field and laboratory work and field trips with reports. The studets shall make and present a poster. All activities are compulsory.
Evaluation through laboratory and field reports, the making of a poster and the oral presentation of the poster. Both reports, the poster and the presentation must be approved before a passing grade is given.
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
BIO101, MINA100, PJH102, NATF100 and SKOG100 will be reduced with 3 ECTS
Type of course:
12 lectures, ca 40 hours excursion, laboratory and field trips.
An external examiner (together with the course responsible) is present at the poster presentations and contributes to evaluatioion of assignments and the poster.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått