EARTH 125 - Evolution and Extinction
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
Those with credit for GEOSCI 106 or EARTH 106 may only elect EARTH 125 for 2 credits.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a concentration plan in Geological Sciences.
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:

The course examines the concepts of evolution and extinction, stressing the role that the fossil record has played in their development. The broad patterns in history of life are presented starting with earliest evidence of life on Earth. Basic geological principles necessary for reconstructing earth history are introduced. Readings are drawn from a variety of sources, including primary scientific literature.

Requirements: attendance in lectures, discussion sections; readings; several short writing assignments; exams.

EARTH 125 - Evolution and Extinction
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30844
Open
120
 
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MW 12:00PM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
30845
Open
20
 
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W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
30846
Open
20
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
30847
Open
20
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
30848
Open
20
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
30849
Open
20
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
30850
Open
20
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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