Jul 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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BIOL - 265. Principles of Evolution

(3 hours lecture)
3 credit(s)
A survey of the synthetic theory of organic evolution. Major topics include: historical development of evolutionary thought, population genetics, speciation mechanisms, and adaptation. Basic evolutionary theory will be complemented with a review of empirical evidence relating to the evolutionary processes in both natural and experimental populations. Topics in human evolution will be covered which include: the origin of man, evolution of bipedalism, and tool use.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 110  and BIOL 120 ; OR BIOL 110  and BIOL 140 ; OR BIOL 170  and BIOL 180 .
Attribute: (ATTR: ARTS).



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