BIOLOGY 120 - First Year Seminar in Biology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
FYSem
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
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:

This seminar will cover the broad topic of evolution, including:

  1. the history of evolutionary thought and the philosophy of evolution;
  2. micro-evolution, or small adaptive changes within lineages;
  3. macro-evolution, or speciation and phylogeny; and
  4. special topics such as rates of evolution, diversity of life, and human evolution.

A textbook written by one of the architects of the modern synthesis of evolution will be read and discussed. The book is: What Evolution Is. Mayr, Ernst. 2001. Basic Books, i-xv + 318 pp.

BIOLOGY 120 - First Year Seminar in Biology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
21232
Open
7
8Y1
-
MF 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION.
002 (SEM)
P
28125
Open
2
2Y1
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: WOMEN SCIENTISTS.
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