Course Overview

Hello EC and MC Students!Mr. Copeland

Meet Mr. Copeland:
Meet Mr. Copeland Video
Hello EC/MC Students and Families,
I have been teaching at EC/MC for 15 years now, and I have taught most of the major science courses, including: physical science, biology, chemistry, and I now teach two college courses in partnership with AB Tech (Bio 111 and Bio 112). I really enjoy helping others unlock the joys of science and helping students become informed citizens. I earned my Bachelors of Biology Education from the University of Missouri, and my Masters of Biology Education from Western Carolina. 

    A little about myself: I have hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, I have canoed from Lake Superior to Hudson Bay ( 1500 miles in 2 months), and I am happiest when I am outdoors. I live on a 20 acre mountain farm with my wife, daughter, and our baby boy. We have horses, chickens, turkeys, mini pigs, a donkey, cats, dogs, and usually a menagerie of other farm animals. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you reach your educational and career goals.

Teacher  : Mr. Tom Copeland
school phone: 828-775-1405
school email:
Virtual Office Hours:  MTWTHF 8am-9am and 2:30-4pm

Bio 111 syllabus and overview:  located on our AB TECH Moodle page

Bio 111 Fall Syllabus 2020.docx

  • Course Description per catalog: This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic biological chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, metabolism and energy transformation, genetics, evolution, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at the molecular and cellular levels. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course that satisfies Natural Sciences. 

Honors  Chemistry Syllabus and Overview:

Chemistry Syllabus 2020.docx