Feb 24, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
College Catalog 2023-2024

BIO 303 - Evolution


A detailed examination of the causes and mechanisms of evolution. This course emphasizes the major concepts of modern evolutionary biology by exploring contemporary issues. Topics include the basics of evolutionary genetics, natural selection, adaptation, speciation, the origins of biological diversity, evolution in modern society and the conflict between evolution and creationism. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisites
One 200-level Biology course or Permission of Instructor.

Credits 1



Notes
A lab section must be selected with lecture.  BIO 211  and an introductory statistics course strongly recommended though not required.

Area
Natural Science

Division
Natural Science

Compass Attributes
Natural Science