BIO 415 — Evolution

(Same as EVS 415)

Semester hours: 3 (3R)   Offered: II    Instructor:

A comprehensive introduction to the fundamental paradigm of modern Biology. Topics include the origin and history of life; historical development of evolutionary theory; genetic basis of evolution; evolutionary mechanisms; organismal diversity, speciation and phylogenetic methods of analysis; evolutionary aspects of biological subdisciplines; and selected special topics.

Prerequisites: P: BIO 201 & 202

Satisfies: Population/Ecology/Evolution requirement