Oct 15, 2021  
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BIOB 420 - Evolution

3 credits (Hrs: 3 Lec.)
This is a capstone course designed to integrate the student’s general training in biology into a basic understanding of the theory of evolution. The theory of evolution is the underpinning of modern biology and a thorough understanding of the theory is required of all biologists. The course will include the following topics: Heritable variation, mutation, genetic equilibrium, concepts of selection, selection in action, balanced polymorphism, genetic drift and gene flow, races and species, micro-evolution & macro-evolution, punctuated equilibrium, and the major radiations with emphasis on vertebrates.

Prerequisite(s): BIOB 375 . Course generally offered 1st semester.



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