2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog 
    
    Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog
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BIOL 305 - Evolution


(3 semester hours)
Prerequisites: BIOL 102 -BIOL 103 
Description: This course reviews evidence for evolution prior to Darwin's seminal work and follows through to modern neo-Darwinist concepts. Natural selection, phenotypic and genotypic variation, population biology, extinction, and speciation are covered. The student examines mechanisms of evolutionary change. Material looks at different scales and perspectives from molecular to ecological, generational changes in populations, as well as observable patterns over millennia. Offered Spring Semester, odd-numbered years.



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