Sep 25, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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BIO 225 - Principles of Systematic Biology


Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This course is devoted to the study of the diversity and evolution of living organisms. The theory and practice of biological systematics, from the description of new species to the reconstruction of the phylogenetic relationships of higher taxonomic groupings, will be presented. Current topics in systematics will be explored utilizing primary scientific sources. Students will learn computer programs for phylogenetic reconstruction and will complete an analysis of their chosen taxonomic group.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
An undergraduate course in evolution or permission of instructor. No credit for BIO 225 if BIO 122 is on undergraduate transcript.





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