This course is an introductory survey that demonstrates how and why evolutionary theory is the unifying principle of modern biology. The course also examines the biological disciplines of classical and population genetics, molecular genetics, cell biology, human evolution and origins of life research. The impact of evolutionary theory and applications of genetic technologies on society are assessed. Labs include computer simulations, lab activities (non-dissection) and use of various audio-visual materials. Recommended for non-science majors.
Department Description : Natural Sciences
Appropriate score on the College placement test or MAT-013.