Sep 20, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 142 - Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution

(4.00)
This course provides a broad overview of contemporary biological concepts. Major topics include fundamental concepts in ecology and evolution and emphasizes the fundamental interrelationship between these two fields of study. Concepts in evolution include a general description of the diversity of life, a review of Mendelian genetics, the causes and consequences of speciation, natural selection and genetic drift. Concepts in ecology will focus on ecological and evolutionary factors that govern population growth and regulation, species distributions, community and ecosystem ecology. This course is designed to prepare students for upper level biology core and elective courses. It is one of two introductory courses (BIOL 141  and BIOL 142) designed for BIOL, BIOC and BINF majors.

Course ID: 100316
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Discussion, Lecture
Course Equivalents: BIOL 301  
Attributes: Science (non-lab) (GEP) as of Fall 2017
Prerequisite/Corequisite: You must complete BIOL 141 , and either MATH 150  or MATH 151  or MATH 155  or equivalent with a 'C' or better or have MATH test placement into MATH 151 .



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