BIO 141 — Charles Darwin: Life & Impact

Non-majors course

Semester hours: 3 (3R)   Offered: I (AY)    Instructor: Burk

The life and work of Darwin with emphasis on the importance of his ideas in modern biological science, the development of his evolutionary theories, and the reciprocal influence of Victorian society and his work. Study of Darwin's writings is used to exemplify the nature of scientific investigation and the role of the scientist in society. No formal biological background is required.

Note: No formal biological background is required.