Biology | Evolution and Diversity
L111 | 0514-0515 | Tansey, M
Course format: Lecture: 12.20-1.10, MWF, JH 124. Students should
anticipate one hour of discussion section each week.
Requirements: Above section for Biological and other science majors.
Preference will be given to freshmen and sophomores only.
Course description: Evolution, natural selection, speciation,
macroevolution, early history of life, organismal function emphasizing
diversity: morphology, physiology, behavior, ecology. What is science?
Required text: Campbell, "Biology", sixth edition.
Weekly assignments: Read one chapter of text.
Exams/papers: Three midterm exams and a final exam.