2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

BIO 445 - Evolution

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): A grade of C- or higher in BIO 125 , BIO 125L BIO 126 , BIO 126L    
This course will explore the origins of biological diversity. Major topics covered will include the molecular mechanisms of evolutionary change, developmental biology, natural selection, the consequences of sexual reproduction, evidence for evolution, and phylogenetics. Particular emphasis will be placed on discussion of current research in evolutionary biology. This course is offered every other year in spring semesters.