|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
|Course Cluster: Planetary Science|
This course covers current areas of research in evolutionary biology. Topics include the evidence for evolution, the nature of variation, adaptive and random evolutionary processes in natural populations, mechanisms of speciation, origin of major groups, reconstruction of the history of life through comparative analysis of morphological and DNA sequence data, coevolution of plant-animal interactions, and the application of evolutionary principles to conservation biology.
Basics of scientific writing will be taught- several short writing assignments and a final paper
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: ([MB&B181 or BIOL181] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182]) OR ([MB&B181 or BIOL181] AND [BIOL196 or MB&B196]) OR ([MB&B195 or BIOL195] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182] ) OR ([MB&B195 or BIOL195] AND [BIOL196 or MB&B196])
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CES)(CIM)(ENVS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two midterm exams, final exam several short writing assignments and a final paper
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
MB&B/BIOL195 and BIOL/MB&B196 satisfy pre-req requirements. Request a pre-req override from the instructor if you have met these requirements.
Interested students not meeting the prerequisites should also contact the professor.
|Instructor(s): Burke,Ann Campbell Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: SHAN201; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 10||JR major: 10|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 10||FR: 0|