2305101 GEN BIO II

Course Number 2305101
Course Credits3 (3-0-6)
Course Abbrviation GEN BIO II
Course Title (TH)ชีววิทยาทั่วไป 2 
Responsible UnitFaculty of Science, Department of Botany
Type of CourseInternational Course
SemesterIntl 2nd semester
Academic Year2024
Course Coordinator
Measurement Method
Type of CourseSemester Course
Course ConditionNone
Course StatusRequired course
Instructors / staffs
Enrollment conditionsNone
Degree levelBachelor
Related curricularBachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2562)
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2567)
Course description (TH)หลักเกณฑ์ทางชีววิทยาขั้นพื้นฐานโดยใช้พืชเป็นตัวประกอบด้วย กายวิภาคศาสตร์ สัณฐานวิทยา สรีรวิทยา การจําแนกหมวดหมู่ พันธุกรรมและวิวัฒนาการของพืช กลุ่มสําคัญต่าง ๆ
Course description (EN)An introductory course designed to acquaint students with the fundamental principles of biology; including the anatomy, morphology, physiology, classification, heredity and evolution of the major plant groups.
Curriculum mapping/CU-1.1: Behavioral Objectives Possessing well-rounded knowledge
/CU-1.2: Possessing in-depth knowledge
/CU-2.1: Being moral and ethical
CU-2.2: Having an awareness of etiquette
/CU-3.1: Being able to think critically
CU-3.2: Being able to think creatively
CU-3.3: Having skills in problem solving
/CU-4.1: Having professional skills
CU-4.2: Having communication skills
CU-4.3: Having skills in information technology
CU-4.4: Having mathematical and statistical skills
CU-4.5: Having management skills
/CU-5.1: Having an inquiring mind
/CU-5.2: Knowing how to learn
CU-5.3: Having leadership qualities
CU-5.4: Maintaining well-being
CU-5.5: Being community-minded and possessing social responsibility
CU-5.6: Sustaining Thainess in a globalized world
/subPLO1.1 Explain biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.2 Analyze biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.3 Apply biotechnology knowledge in practice.
PLO2 Employ biotechnology-related technology and scientific tools.
/PLO3 Communicate effectively in English within the Biotechnology field.
/PLO4 Demonstrate behavior that aligns with ethical principles, moral values, and professional ethics.
/PLO5 Demonstrate social responsibility, courage, and creativity.
Course learning outcome (CLO)1. Explain basic biology of plants.
2. Explain structure and process of plants.
3. Explain classification, genetics and evolution of plants.
#DateTimeLearning contentInstructorCLORemark
1- Controls of water loss and adaptation to various habitats
2- Soil and plant mineral nutrition, essential elements of plants: deficiency symptoms / - Plant development and their controls: plant growth and flowering control system
3- Flowering control, fruit ripening and the senescence
4- Introduction to heredity / - Cellular reproduction
5- Organismic reproduction
6- Pattern of inheritance / - Molecular genetics I: Molecular structure of DNA and RNA
7- Molecular genetics I: Molecular structure of DNA and RNA
8- Molecular genetics II: Chromosome organization / - Molecular genetics III: DNA replication
9- Molecular genetics IV: Transcription
10- Molecular genetics V: Translation
11- Molecular techniques and genetics analysis I / - Molecular techniques and genetics analysis II
12- Biotechnology and applications of genetics I
13- Biotechnology and applications of genetics II / - Class activities – assignment – conclusion
14- The beginning of life: the life before man, the land before time
15- Archaea bacteria and viruses / - From Prokaryotes to Eukaryotes
16- Fungi: the decomposers and networking builders
- Algae: the water world producers / - Bryophytes: the invasion of the land by plants
- Lycophytes and Magnoliophytes: the coal makers
- Seed builders: origin and evolution / - Coniferophytes: the naked seeds
- Magnoliophytes: the fruit makers
- The anatomy of plants I / - The anatomy of plants II
- The anatomy of plants II and Conclusion
Teaching/learning media
Communication channels / LMS
TypeChannel identifier / URLRemarks
Learning Management System (LMS)
Assessment methodLevel of assessmentRelated CLOPercentage
Mid-term examination40%
Final examination40%
GradingGrading SystemLetter Grad (A-F)
Grading methodCriterion-referenced Grading (อิงเกณฑ์)
Minimum Passing Level (MPL)50
Reading list
TextbookBrooker, R., Widmaier, E., Graham, L. and Stiling, P. 2019. Biology. 5th ed. McGraw-Hill Education. New York. USA. ISBN 978-1-260-16962-1
TextbookRaven, P.H., et. al. 2022. Biology. 13th ed. McGraw-Hill Education. New York. USA.ISBN 978-1-265-12884-5
Textbook Taiz, L., Zeiger, E., Møller, I.M., and Murphy, A. 2014. Plant Physiology & Development. 6th ed. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publishers. USA.None
Course evaluationCourse evaluation systemmyCourseVille
Details of improvement from previous evaluation
Course quality controlResponses to complaints / petitions from studentsDirectly to the instructor