Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Aug 21, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 110 - (102) Heredity, Evolution, and Ecology

Course Units: 1
(Fall, Winter, Spring; Staff) Examines the diversity of living things, including the molecular and evolutionary origins of diversity, factors maintaining diverse ecosystems, and global threats to biodiversity. Topics include an overview of the genetic basis of inheritance, evolution and natural selection at the population level, the process of speciation and the resulting diversity of animal and plant life, ecological interactions between species that influence community diversity, and elements of human-caused global change that imperil biodiversity such as global climate change. No lab. Students will attend one concepts laboratory per week to more deeply explore concepts and introduce material in preparation for subsequent Biology courses.  Corequisite(s): BIO 110X CC: SET Note: This course does NOT provide SCLB credit.



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