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2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 442 Evolution

4 credit hours

This course deals primarily with biological evolution, the process of change in biological systems. Emphasis is on the evolutionary theory of Charles Darwin, along with an overview of molecular genetics, population genetics, speciation, adaptation, systematics, paleontology, biogeography, macroevolution, molecular evolution, coevolution, evo devo, phenotypic plasticity, and human evolution. The course is taught seminar style with discussions based on assigned textbook chapters and other readings. Virtual labs and homework assignments will facilitate the understanding of evolutionary theory. The concept of sustainability is an integral part of this course.

Course is Offered: WI 2020, WI 2022

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