Reviews for professors for BSCI135

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Edgar Moctezuma
Expecting an A
Anonymous 06/01/2019
Moctezuma is an all star. Memorize the lecture slides before exams. Do all the extra credit. You'll get an A
Edgar Moctezuma
Expecting an A
Anonymous 12/08/2016
BSCI135 is a GREAT course. I would recommend this class for anyone who's trying to fulfill their Gen Ed lab credit. The material is very interesting, and he keeps the class engaged by throwing in some jokes here and there. You learn about food - what's there not to like? He says there's an optional textbook you can get - don't get it. He bases his exam questions off of the powerpoints, some movies we watched, and articles we read. There are a lot of extra credit opportunities at the end of the semester which is great for people close to jumping up a grade, and they're not hard at all. This class doesn't require a lot of effort - just put in some time to study for exams. The labs were easy and interesting as well - we got to cook food in lab! Take this course! You won't regret it. Moctezuma is a great, funny, and helpful guy and the TA, Annie, is the best!
Edgar Moctezuma
Expecting an A
Anonymous 05/11/2015
The class itself is pretty easy. There were three exams that weren't hard, and in each class he had a worksheet based on the notes that day, which you typically turned in the next class. Labs were an absolute joke, and you often got to leave early. However, the lectures got kind of boring; you'd fill in one blank on a powerpoint, and otherwise basically not pay attention. There were a few extra credit opportunities, so definitely do those. DO NOT BUY THE TEXTBOOK, all the exams were based off the powerpoints. Overall, easy class, the subject matter was interesting enough, and there was actually minimal info about real biology, it mostly focused on the nutrition of foods, how they're grown, and how they might affect you (i.e. caffeine wgives you energy, etc.). If you're a non-science major looking for a lab requirement, definitely take this class.
Edgar Moctezuma
Expecting a B
Anonymous 11/19/2013
This class is super annoying for many reasons. It's super boring and easy in lecture. He gives you a powerpoint before each class with one word blanked on each page. You then listen to him ramble on for 75 minutes. The exams, though, are super difficult. They aren't what you're expecting at all. The exams are actually difficult! Pick one, Moctezuma! Hard or easy! The lab was easy, but TA John Clay is annoying. Bottom line: Moctezuma is a cool dude you can probably grab a beer with, but this class is deceptively harder than it seems.