EEB 390 - Evolution
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
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, microevolution, and macroevolution. Weekly discussions will focus on primary literature.

Three exams 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)
 
12455
Open
20
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: --DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 14.
002 (DIS)
P
12457
Open
2
 
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M 10:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
12459
Open
6
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
12461
Open
2
 
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W 10:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
12463
Closed
0
 
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W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
12465
Open
3
 
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Th 8:00AM - 10:00AM
007 (DIS)
P
12467
Open
7
 
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Th 5:00PM - 7:00PM
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ISBN: 0878931872
Evolution, Author: Douglas J. Futuyma., Publisher: Sinauer Ass. 2005
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