Time: W: 2:00 to 3:45 PM Place: C310 Trafton Science Center Required Text Book: "Life in the Universe", Pierce, Brown-Walker Press 2008 My office is N-152 Trafton Science Ctr. Phone: (389)-1840 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: M 11-5, T 2-3, W 11-12, 4-5, H 2-3 Course Web-page: http://frigg.physastro.mnsu.edu/~eskridge/astr115/
Course Syllabus and Class Notes
Comments and Information on Grading
There will be several homework and in-class assignments over the course of the semester. These will all be equal weight, and contribute a total of 30% to the final grade. There will be a Mid-Term exam: on March 4. It will take one hour of class, and contribute 10% to the final grade. Students are required to write a term-paper. The paper is due Friday May 1. It will contribute 30% to the final grade. Students are required to submit a topic outline of their proposed paper on March 25. This will be returned with comments by April 1. Final exam: Friday, May 8, 2:45--4:45 The Final Exam will count 30% of the final grade. Make-up Policy: No make-up for final exam. No early finals. Make-up tests will be offered only with prior arrangement. Medical and family emergencies will be the only exceptions. In such cases documentation MUST be provided.