House Bill 2504

Spring 2011 Course Syllabus

BIOL-2401-04 (Anatomy-Physiology I)

Faculty Information
SemesterSpring 2011
InstructorPollock, Richard Lee
Phone(409) 984-6316
Business, Math, and Science
Chair:Glenda Dupuis
Telephone:(409) 984-6316
Hours:Tues. 12:30-2:00), (Thurs. 9:00-11:00), (Fri. 11:00-3:00)
Building:Educational Annex (PAEA)
Room #:107
Course Information
Course ID #10110
Course Subject-Number-SectionBIOL-2401-04
Course TitleAnatomy-Physiology I
Course Description Structure and function of cells, tissue and the muscle, skeletal and nervous systems
Course Prerequisites Prerequisite: Basic skills competency in reading and writing.
Required Textbooks A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy by Paul A. Krieger (second edition)
Attendance Policy Roll will be taken every lab. I will recommend to the my department head that a student be dropped from the lab if they miss too many labs. Only exceptible excuses are approved because of college-sponsored academic activities. In accordance with the Texas Education Code 51.911, a student who will be absent for observance of a "religious holy day" must notify the instructor for each class in writing no later than the fifteenth day after the first day of the semester to be excused. No make-up practicals are permitted due to sickness…period.
Determination of Final Grade There will be four (4) main lab practicals during the semester and a pop test during every lab. I will drop your lowest lab practical and take your best six (6) pop tests. The average of your pop tests are worth one lab practical. Your final lab grade will be the average of your three (3) best lab practicals & the average of your six highest pop tests. No comprehinsive tests will be given.
Final Exam Date May 9, 2011 - 8:00 AM
Campus Policies
Lamar State College - Port Arthur

Mission Statement

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The college, a member of The Texas State University System, has provided affordable, quality educational opportunities to residents of the Southeast Texas area since 1909.Lamar State College-Port Arthur embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life. The faculty, staff, and administration share a commitment to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service. The foundations for student success include compensatory education programs designed to fulfill our commitment to accommodate students with diverse goals and backgrounds, technical education programs that provide for the acquisition of the skills and demeanor necessary for initial and continued employment, and a core curriculum that develops the values and concepts that allow the student to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace or community. Student achievement is measured by the completion of courses and programs of study, successful performance following transfer to a baccalaureate program, and the attainment of individual goals.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur operates in the belief that all individuals should be:

* Treated with dignity and respect;

* Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;

* Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;

* Provided and opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.

 College Grading Scale

Below 59F

(Some specialized programs may have different grading scales)


 Academic Dishonesty

Academic dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated.  Please consult the student handbook for consequences of academic dishonesty.  These policies will be strictly enforced.


 Facility  Policies

        No food, drinks, or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

        Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom.

        Cell phones and/or pagers are allowed ONLY on vibrate mode. Leaving the classroom to answer a page or phone call may constitute an absence or a tardy.


 Special Considerations

         The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.

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