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BIOLOGY

BIO-566
Evolutionary Mechanisms (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

The genetic composition of populations and the theory and principles of natural selection. Species formation and differentiation in Darwinian and neo-Darwinian theory. Evolution above the species level and current evolutionary concepts (such as sociobiology and catastrophe theory) are also considered. Usually offered alternate falls (odd years). Prerequisite: BIO-356.