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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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BIO 119 - Organic Evolution

Semester Hours: 3
Spring
The modern synthesis of evolutionary theory, including history of evolutionary thought and controversies over supportive evidence. Topics include tests of natural selection, population genetics, speciation, the neutral theory of evolution, and phylogenetic reconstruction. Emphasis on application of evolutionary theory to real-world problems such as host-parasite evolution, antibiotic and pesticide resistance, and the impact of humans on the evolution of other species. Occasional Saturday field trips required.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 14 , 135  or permission of instructor.





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