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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BI 355 - Evolution


An examination of the biological processes that underlie evolution. The course focuses on adaptation and diversification, from both empirical and theoretical perspectives, and on areas of current research such as molecular phylogenetics and development as an evolutionary process. Related topics include the historical development of the field, its underlying philosophy, and its social relevance. Laboratory exercises illustrate techniques used to study evolution, including experiments and simulations.

Prerequisites: BI 151, BI 153, (BI 223 recommended).

Credits: 4 cr.
Laboratory Fee: yes