Learning Goals

  • Students will be able to analyze the structure and function of organisms in terms of adaptation and evolutionary history.
  • Students will be able to observe and interpret biological phenomena at multiple levels of organization (molecular to ecosystems).
  • Students will be able to find and interpret articles in the primary literature in biology.
  • Students will be able to design experiments, collect and analyze data, and interpret the results.
  • Students will be able to communicate scientific ideas in oral and written format.
  • Students will be able to evaluate applications of biological knowledge from an informed, scientific perspective.