EEB 390 - Evolution
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)
Department: LSA Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Cost:
50-100
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or 171 or (195 & 173); prior or concurrent enrollment in BIOLOGY 305.
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 lecture course covers the fundamentals of evolutionary biology with a focus on living organisms. It includes a historical survey of the development of evolutionary theory from ancient philosophers to the present, and critical examination of phylogenetic systematics, natural selection, population genetics, molecular evolution, micro evolution, and macroevolution. Weekly discussions will focus on primary literature.

Two midterm tests and one cumulative final exam will test students' knowledge of the lecture material. Writing assignment(s) based on readings from the primary scientific literature will be required.

Textbook: Evolution, D.J. Futuyma, Sinauer, 2005.

EEB 390 - Evolution
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11292
Open
47
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: --DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 8.
002 (DIS)
P
11293
Open
5
 
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M 10:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11294
Open
9
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
11295
Open
13
 
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W 10:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
11296
Open
6
 
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W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
11297
Open
4
 
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Th 8:00AM - 10:00AM
007 (DIS)
P
11298
Open
10
 
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Th 5:00PM - 7:00PM
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