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    Biology 104 

    Biology: Contemporary Topics
    CRN: 30215
    16 Weeks - Distance Education course 


    On Campus Requirements
    Students will be required to come to campus to take an exam in the Testing Center.

    Name  Christine Goedhart, Ph.D.
    Email  cgoedhart@citruscollege.edu
    Phone  (626) 914-8867
    Location  LH 108

    Welcome to Biology 104!
    This course is intended for non-biology majors with emphasis on energy relationships, cell structure and function, nutrient processing, reproduction, development, genetics, diversity of life, ecological interrelationships and a discussion of contemporary issues. This course is offered in a distance education format, utilizing a Blackboard website. Students will be required to come to campus to take an exam in the Testing Center.

    Email Accounts 
    You will need to use your official Citrus College issued email account. Your email is established when you are registered for classes. You must have access to your email account prior to starting the class. 

    Details regarding the course are set forth in the class website. When you go there (see below), pay particular attention to the syllabus section and the assignment section.  

    Blackboard and WingSpan Information
    (Notice:  All Blackboard courses will be available on the first day of classes)
    Blackboard --> http://citruscollege.blackboard.com 
    WingSpan --> https://wingspan.citruscollege.edu  
    • Update email on WingSpan so it will load to Blackboard
    • Your WingSpan ID becomes your Blackboard Username
    • Your WingSpan PIN number (six digits only) becomes your Blackboard password
    • To change these on Blackboard requires you change them on WingSpan
    • Data will be transferred from WingSpan to Blackboard on a regular basis

    Once you get to the Blackboard welcome page, click on the Biology: Contemporary Topics course link on the right, and you will go to the course site. Familiarize yourself with the course site and if you have any questions please email your instructor with your concerns. Get your textbook and get started with your initial assignments. A major key to your success in this course will be keeping up with both the reading and the other assignments.   


    If you have a disability documented by a physician or other appropriate professional and wish to discuss academic accommodations, please contact the DSP&S office at (626) 914-8675. Please discuss your accommodations with your instructor by email. Be sure to allow at least one week for appropriate accommodations to be arranged. 


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