Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Bi 203 Fundamentals of Biology: Evolution and Diversity of Life

An introduction to fundamental principles of evolution, origins, and diversity of life on Earth. Topics include history, development, mechanisms and processes of evolution, patterns of ancestry, diversity and extinction, and surveys of the major life forms including the origin and evolution of modern humans. Fulfills the science requirement for non-majors. This course will not fulfill biology major requirements or pre-allied health requirements for introductory biology.


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