BIOLOGY 171 - Introductory Biology: Ecology and Evolution
Section: 002
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Course Note:
EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., SEPT.26 and OCT. 24, 6:00-8:00 PM, AND NOV. 14, 8:00-10:00 PM.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
Honors
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.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
>100
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:
Instructor:

BIOLOGY 171 is a one-term course in ecology and evolutionary biology that, together with BIOLOGY 172 and 173, collectively form the introductory biology course unit. BIOLOGY 171 and 172 can be taken in either order.

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 biological hypotheses dealing with prominent current issues such as human evolutionary origins, emerging diseases, conservation biology and global change
  4. to develop critical-thinking and writing skills.

Topics in BIOLOGY 171 are divided among three primary areas:

  • Mendelian genetics and evolutionary processes
  • Biodiversity, organismal biology
  • Ecology

You may purchase the print version of Biological Science4th edition by Scott Freeman (ISBN# 9780321597960), OR one of these cheaper options: The Etext edition (Biological Science, Mastering Biology with Pearson Etext Student Access Kit, ISBN#0321703960), OR A la Carte Edition of Biological Science 4th edition (ISBN: 9780321840240 ). The A la Carte version is unbound, 3-hole punched for placement in a binder. "Mastering Biology for Biological Science 4th edition" comes with these editions; it is useful for studying, but not required.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

The two-term set of BIOLOGY 171, 172, and 173 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.

Class Format:

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BIOLOGY 171 - Introductory Biology: Ecology and Evolution
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 7. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 12. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 28, OCT. 26, AND NOV. 16. Students should leave 6-8PM on Wed. open for exams.
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 7. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 12. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 28, OCT. 26, AND NOV. 16. Students should leave 6-8PM on Wed. open for exams. HONORS STUDENTS ENROLL IN DISCUSSION SECTION 200 OR 201.
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 7. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 12. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 28, OCT. 26, AND NOV. 16. Students should leave 6-8PM on Wed. open for exams.
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 7. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 12. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 28, OCT. 26, AND NOV. 16. Students should leave 6-8PM on Wed. open for exams. CSP STUDENTS ENROLL IN DISCUSSION SECTION 100 OR 101.
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Note:
You may purchase the print version of Biological Science4th edition by Scott Freeman (ISBN# 9780321597960), OR one of these cheaper options: The Etext edition (Biological Science, Mastering Biology with Pearson Etext Student Access Kit, ISBN#0321703960), OR A la Carte Edition of Biological Science 4th edition (ISBN: 9780321840240 ). The A la Carte version is unbound, 3-hole punched for placement in a binder. "Mastering Biology for Biological Science 4th edition" comes with these editions; it is useful for studying, but not required.
ISBN: 9780321597960
Biological science, Author: Scott Freeman., Publisher: Benjamin Cummings 4th ed.
Required
ISBN: 0321703960
Biological Science Masteringbiology With Pearson Etext Student Access Kit., Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co 2010
Optional
ISBN: 9780321840240
A la Carte Edition of Biological Science 4th edition, Author: Freeman, Publisher: Pearson 4TH
Optional
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