BIOLOGY 171 - Introductory Biology: Ecology and Evolution
Section: 002
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
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.
Cost:
>100
Other Course Info:
BIOLOGY 171 and 172 can be taken in either order.
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:

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.

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 skills.

Topics in BIOLOGY 171 are divided among three primary areas:

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

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

The two-term set of BIOLOGY 171, 172, and 173 is intended for majors in biology, other science programs, or pre-professional studies. Other suitably prepared students wishing detailed coverage of biology are also welcome.

BIOLOGY 171 - Introductory Biology: Ecology and Evolution
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 5. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 26, OCT. 24, AND NOV. 14. Students should leave 6-8PM on Wed. open for exams.
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 5. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 26, OCT. 24, AND NOV. 14. 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. 5. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 26, OCT. 24, AND NOV. 14. Students should leave 6-8PM on Wed. open for exams.
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Note: THE FIRST LECTURE WILL BE HELD WED., SEPT. 5. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 26, OCT. 24, AND NOV. 14. 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. 5. DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 10. EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN WEDS., 6-8PM, SEPT. 26, OCT. 24, AND NOV. 14. Students should leave 6-8PM on Wed. open for exams. This section is reserved for CSP students. Permission from a CSP advisor is required. Please contact CSP for more information at 764-9128or csp-4info@umich.edu.
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Note: This section is reserved for CSP students. Permission from a CSP advisor is required. Please contact CSP for more information at 764-9128 or csp-4info@umich.edu.
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NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


Note:
You need access to LaunchPad (electronic) for Biology How Life Works, 2nd edition (2016). Print textbook is not required. Coursepack (not required, but suggested) and response system (iClicker) information will be emailed in September.
ISBN: 1319100910
How Life Works LaunchPad 2e 4 year online access, Author: Morris, Publisher: macmillan 2 2016
Required
ISBN: 1319104746
How Life Works (hardcover) + Launchpad 2e 4 year online access, Author: morris, Publisher: macmillan 2E 2016
Optional
ISBN: 1319100902
How Life Works (loose-lead textbook with LaunchPad 2e 4 year online access), Author: Morris, Publisher: macmillan 2E 2016
Optional
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