196.217 Evolutionary Biology (15 credits)

An insight into evolution: Evolution by natural selection; theories on the origin of life; the geological, biological, phylogenetic and rational evidence for evolution by common descent; the origins of genetic variation; micro-evolutionary process and pattern; the genetic theory of adaptation; phenotypic variation and the evolution of life histories; macro-evolutionary process and pattern; the evolution of cooperation and conflict; the origin of sex, language and society.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 162.101. At least 45 credits from 100 level. At least 90 credits from 100 level for Bachelor of Science.
  • Restriction(s): 196.207, 199.319

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Auckland Campus

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