BIOLOGY 171 - Introductory Biology: Ecology and Evolution
Section: 002
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Course Note:
EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN MON., OCT. 1, WED., OCT. 24, AND MON., NOV. 19, 6-8 P.M.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or 195. Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

BIOLOGY 171 is a one-term course in ecology and evolutionary biology that, together with BIOLOGY 172 and 173, collectively forms the introductory biology course sequence. It is intended for concentrators in biology, other science programs, or pre-professional studies. Other suitably prepared students wishing detailed coverage of biology are also welcome. The primary aims of BIOLOGY 171 are:

  1. to provide factual and conceptual knowledge concerning the origin and complex interactions of the earth's biodiversity;
  2. to give an integrated overview of biological organization including genes, individuals, kin groups, populations, species, communities, and ecosystems;
  3. to engage with prominent current issues such as human evolutionary origins, emerging diseases, conservation biology and global change; and
  4. to develop scientific hypothesis-testing and critical-thinking skills.

Topics in BIOLOGY 171 are divided among three primary areas:

  • Mendelian Genetics and Evolutionary Processes;
  • Biodiversity, Organismal Biology, and the Evolution of Development; and
  • Ecology.

Textbook: Biological Science, Scott Freeman. 2nd edition. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005.

BIOLOGY 171 - Introductory Biology: Ecology and Evolution
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Note: --THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 5. --DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10. --EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN MON., OCT. 1, WED., OCT. 24, AND MON., NOV. 19, 6-8 P.M.
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Note: SECTIONS 003 AND 009 ARE RESERVED FOR STUDENTS IN THE COMPREHENSIVE STUDIES PROGRAM. ENROLLMENT IS ONLY BY PERMISSION OF A CSP COUNSELOR. INQUIRE IN G155 ANGELL HALL FOR FURTHER INFO.
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