Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
BIO 322 Evolution
4 hours; 4 credits
The principles of the neo-Darwin theory of evolution; the origin and evolution of life; mechanisms of evolution and the roles of genetic variation, natural selection, isolation, and chance; species concepts and speciation; phylogeny; the tempo and mode of evolution; molecular evolution; the impact of genomics on evolutionary relationships; and an introduction to the use of pertinent scientific literature.
Prerequisite: BIO 312
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