Spring 2012 not offered
|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.
Three short writing assignments will be included.
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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)
To be announced.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Midterm exam, final exam and a poster project.