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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 201 Evolution and Population Biology

This course is a study of how evolutionary changes contribute to the diversity of life. Includes an overview of the history of evolutionary theories as well as the use of modern molecular techniques, traditional population biology, and genetics to examine the evolutionary history of life. The course also focuses on the role of natural and artificial selection, sexual selection, kin selection, and social behavior on the development of specific adaptations.

Three class hours weekly.

Prerequisite: BI 101  and BI 102 ; or written permission of the instructor and Department Chair.