Welcome to the the Study of Life!
Biology 115 -- Introduction to Biology
Section 6 meets Tues. & Thurs. 2:30 - 3:45 in Darwin 102

See our Class Photo Album!

Asterina miniata, the bat star, a member of the Phylum Echinodermata, is often observed along the California coast in rocky intertidal areas.

Sunflowers are members of one of the largest plant families in the world, the Asteraceae, formerly called the Compositae because each floral head is composed of numerous smaller flowers.

An egret looking for a meal.

All images © Copyright Marilyn Cannon 1997 - 2007

Our textbook for Biology 115 for Spring 2008, is available in the SSU bookstore:

Campbell , Reece and Simon. 2006. Essential Biology with Physiology, 2/E. ISBN 0805368418. Benjamin Cummings

See Biology 115 Schedule

See Biology 115 Syllabus

Here are some suggestions, -- Rules for Success in Biology 115. I sincerely hope you benefit from them!


Link to Marilyn Cannon's homepage

email: cannon@sonoma.edu

Office: Darwin 216
Office Hours:
Phone: 707-664-2717

If you send an e-mail, or call and leave a voice-mail message, I'll try to get back to you as soon as possible!

Students who wish to be graded in a non-traditional mode (CR/NC, credit/ no credit) must file a " change of program" form indicating that grading choice at the Office of Admissions and Records. CR will be assigned for an earned grade of C- (70%) or better.
: It is expected that you attend every class period.
No late examinations or quizzes will be given without a written medical excuse or prior arrangements with the instructor.

Marilyn Cannon, May 26, 2009