Organismal Biology Lecture and Lab


BIOL 243 Organismal Biology Lecture

Frequency: B

The goal of this course is to develop an expanded knowledge of evolution illustrated through a discussion of biodiversity. Course content deals with organic evolution, Mendelian and population genetics, evolutionary mechanisms, and taxonomy. This course will also provide a survey of life: viruses, bacteria, archaea, protists, fungi, plants, and animals as well as comparative anatomies and physiologies explained within an evolutionary context.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 131

Credits: 3

 

BIOL 244 Organismal Biology Laboratory

Frequency: B

Laboratory course emphasizing a survey of the diversity of life including protists, plants, and animals. Further development of knowledge regarding hypothesis testing, evolution, use of taxonomic keys and constructing phylogenies.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 131

Credits: 1

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