Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(3-2) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Introduction to key figures and ideas that have shaped the development of ecology and evolutionary biology. Covers major developments in ecology and evolutionary biology at five levels of biological organization: Genome, Organism, Population, Community, and Ecosystem. Impacts of these developments on current approaches to investigation and argument formulation. Effects of technological advances on the direction of scientific investigations. Introduction to analytical skills important for critical thinking in ecology and evolutionary biology and the impact of accepted lines of scientific reasoning on the objectives and conduct of research, such as explanation and prediction, design of studies as experimentation, and structured or unstructured observation.

(1-6) Cr. 2. Repeatable. Alt. F., offered irregularly.Alt. S., offered irregularly.Alt. SS., offered irregularly.

Prereq: Graduate classification, permission of instructor
Extended field trip to study major terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Location and duration vary. Report required.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. Alt. F., offered irregularly.Alt. S., offered irregularly.Alt. SS., offered irregularly.

Prereq: Graduate classification, permission of instructor
Extended field trip to study major terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Location and duration vary. Report required.

(0-6) Cr. 1. Repeatable. Alt. F., offered irregularly.Alt. S., offered irregularly.Alt. SS., offered irregularly.

Prereq: Graduate classification, EEB 585A and permission of instructor.
Extended field trip to study major terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Location and duration vary. Report required.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
For students wishing to conduct in-depth study of a particular topic in ecology and evolutionary biology.

Courses for graduate students:

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.


Reports and discussion of recent research and literature.

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


Thesis and dissertation research.