Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOEE 2070 - Evolution

(crosslisted)
(also STS 2871 ) (PBS)
Fall, summer. 3 credits.

Intended for students with no background in college biology. Does not meet evolutionary biology requirement for biological sciences major. May not be taken for credit after BIOEE 1780 .

R. Harrison, G. Graffin.

Evolution is the central concept in biology. This course examines evolution in historical and cultural contexts. This course aims to understand the major issues in the history and current status of evolutionary biology and explore the implications of evolution for culture. Issues range from controversies over mechanisms of evolution in natural populations to the conflict between creationists and evolutionists.

Outcome 1: Leave every student in the class with a lifelong interest in evolutionary biology.

Outcome 2: Enhance the students’ interest in the history of evolutionary biology.

Outcome 3: Focus student interest in natural selection (with no purposive language), species, speciation, and ecological background.



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