College of Science and Engineering
History, evidence, and processes of biological evolution (microevolution, speciation, and macroevolution). Theories on the origin of life.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
Analyze and interpret phylogenies and other representations of relationships among life forms.
Use mathematical models to illustrate principles of evolutionary change in population and genetic contexts.
Demonstrate effective scientific communication, both orally and in writing.
Compare and contrast mechanisms of evolution, how they function and illustrate examples.
Identify, compare and criticize species concepts.
Describe key historical figures and developments in understanding of biological evolution.