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2017-2018 University Bulletin 
    
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BIOL 397 - Evolution

4 hours
Introduction to mechanics and processes of evolution, with emphasis on natural selection, phylogenetics, population genetics, speciation, evolutionary rates, and patterns of adaptation. Experimental design and reading of primary scientific literature are stressed. Through the course, emphasis is placed on integration of all biological disciplines under the paradigm of evolution. Field trips required. Lecture and laboratory.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 240  and senior biology or environmental science majors, or consent.



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