280--Evolution: Diversity of Life Through Time

We will investigate the process of biological evolution and the evolutionary history of life on Earth. Topics to be covered include natural selection, speciation (the formation of new species), and other causes of evolutionary change; the methods that evolutionary biologists use to investigate evolutionary processes and history; and an overview of life's history, focusing on major evolutionary innovations and transitions. Prerequisites: Grades of C or better in Biology 151, 152 & 153.

Offered Fall, Spring & Occasional Winter & Summer Semesters

Biology Core Requirement Area: 
Evolution and Biodiversity
Plant requirement: 
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General Education Requirement: