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Department of Entomology

Course Title: Conceptual Issues in Evolution

Course number: ENTOM 950

Delivery Method: On Campus  Credits:

Description: This is an advanced lecture and discussion course in evolution. The topics covered include controversial and unresolved issues in evolution such as adaptation, evolution of sex, natural selection, neutral theory, parent-offspring conflict, kin selection, group selection, reciprocal altruism and cooperation, etc. Students will be exposed to primary and current literature as well as classic papers in evolution. Active student participation during discussions is expected and encouraged. Pr.: an undergraduate or graduate course in evolution and/or genetics.

Core Area: Fundamental Insect Science  Instructor:  Semester:  Prerequisites: An undergraduate or graduate course in evolution and/or genetics