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BIO 234

Evolutionary Developmental Biology

May include laboratory. In this course students will integrate ideas on organism form and function from the level of the gene to the fully functioning organism. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: the theories of Darwin and Von Baer, the role of natural genetic variation, developmental plasticity, evolutionary novelties, the genetic 'toolkit', the role of the environment in organismal development, and using cutting edge technology in research. Prerequisite: BIO 102.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Science and Mathematics BIO 102 1 course