EEB 390 - Evolution
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
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/discussion course covers the fundamentals of evolutionary biology through examination of its conceptual framework and current research topics. We will consider evidence for evolution; phylogenetic reconstructions; history of the Earth and life; generalizations emerging from past evolution; cases of direct observations of evolution; the basics of population biology; variation within populations; mutation, selection, and other factors of microevolution; the basics of theory of microevolution; data on evolution of natural populations; speciation; and macroevolution of genomes, complex phenotypes, and populations and ecosystems.

Grade will be based on weekly take-home quizzes, participation in discussions, term paper, two prelims, and a comprehensive final.

Textbook: None. Extensive course materials will be available on CTools.

EEB 390 - Evolution
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
12453
Open
52
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF JANUARY 11.
002 (DIS)
P
12455
Open
16
 
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M 9:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
12457
Open
3
 
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M 12:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
12459
Open
6
 
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M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
12461
Open
19
 
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W 9:00AM - 11:00AM
006 (DIS)
P
26013
Open
6
 
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W 12:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
26015
Open
2
 
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W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
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