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    Saint Michael's College
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

BI 355 - Evolution


An examination of the biological processes underlying evolution: adaptation and diversification, (both empirical and theoretical perspectives). We examine areas of current research like molecular phylogenetics and evolution of development. Related topics include historical development, evolutionary philosophy, and social relevance. Laboratory exercises illustrate techniques used to study evolution, including experiments and simulations.

Prerequisites: BI 151 and BI 153 with a grade of “C” or better in each; BI 222 or BI 223 highly recommended. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors only.

Full course
Laboratory Fee: yes
When Offered: Spring