Introduction to the interactions between organisms and their environment. Biotic and abiotic factors affecting individuals, populations, communities and ecosystems emphasized. Prerequisites: BIOL 210 and BIOL 211 or 212 or 213. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
BIOL 375 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION (Fall 2019)
As the unifying principle of biology, evolution integrates levels of biological organization, with a focus on biological changes over time and the evidence of the shared evolutionary history of all living things. Topics include speciation; extinction; population processes of selection and adaptation, genomics, and the molecular basis of evolution; sexual selection; life history evolution; and the application of evolution to medicine. Prerequisite: BIOL 210 and one of the following: BIOL 211, 212 or 213. Three hours per week.
BIOL 217 NUTRITION (Winter 2020)
Foundation in the science of nutrition, including biological and biochemical backgrounds for the understanding of nutritional requirements. Does not satisfy requirements within the major. Three hours lecture per week. Meets General Education IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIB).