Fall 2016 not offered
|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
|Course Cluster: Planetary Science, Planetary Science Minor|
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, evolutionary developmental biology, coevolution of plant-animal interactions, and the application of evolutionary principles to conservation biology.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [BIOL182 or MB&B182]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CES)(CIM)(ENVS)(SISP)
|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.