Evolutionary Biology

Course Type: 
BIO
Code: 
6060
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Upper-level course in evolutionary biology for graduate students that have already achieved a basic background in evolution. Objectives of the course are to critically examine modern evolutionary research, with focus on recent theoretical and empirical developments. Topics include: speciation and species definitions, phylogeography, phylogenetic biology, molecular evolution, adaptation and natural selection, and sexual selection.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.