Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution
Session
Six Week - Second
Class Number
1181
Career
Undergraduate
Units
4 units
Grading
Graded
Description
This course provides a broad overview of contemporary biological concepts. Major topics include fundamental concepts in ecology and evolution and emphasizes the fundamental interrelationship between these two fields of study. Concepts in evolution include a general description of the diversity of life, a review of Mendelian genetics, the causes and consequences of speciation, natural selection and genetic drift. Concepts in ecology will focus on ecological and evolutionary factors that govern population growth and regulation, species distributions, community and ecosystem ecology. This course is designed to prepare students for upper level biology core and elective courses. It is one of two introductory courses (BIOL 141 & 142) designed for BIOL, BIOC and BINF majors.
Enrollment Requirements
You must complete BIOL141 and either MATH150 or MATH151 or MATH155 or equivalent with a C or better or have MATH test placement into MATH151.
Notes
This is a synchronous online course. It requires reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Tracy Smith
Meets
TuTh 1:00pm - 4:20pm
Dates
07/12/2021 - 08/20/2021
Room
WEB
Instructor(s)
Tracy Smith
Meets
Fr 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Dates
07/12/2021 - 08/20/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
38
Seats Open
32
Class Capacity
70
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
20