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BIO 399Z Topics: Evolutionary Biology

Course Description: This course focuses on the processes of evolution that lead to patterns of biodiversity. Topics covered will include the history of evolutionary theory, paleontology, phylogeny and classification, inheritance, genome evolution of populations, the evolution of communities, specification, and human evolution. Particular emphasis will be paid to the role of evolution in our everyday lives and the practical implications of evolutionary theory to medicine, agriculture, and conservation biology.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, odd years. PLV: Fall, odd years.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

BIO 102 Min Grade C-