About BCOR 1450 OL1

An evolutionary perspective to exploring biology. Topics include: patterns of inheritance, Darwinian evolution, evolution of biodiversity, ecology of organisms, human effects on biological systems. Credit not awarded for both BCOR 1450 and BIOL 1450.


Synchronous online lecture with asynchronous lab. For majors: BIOL, BICM, BISC, ASCI, ENSC, MGEN, MICR, NEUR, PBIO, ZOOL. and Post Bac Pre Med students

Section Description

BCOR 1450 is the second introductory biology course for life science majors, focusing on ecology, evolution, and diversity. It will cover topics in the mechanisms of Mendelian genetics, Darwinian evolution, the history and diversity of life, ecological relationships among organisms, and conservation biology.

Section Expectation

This course consists of weekly lectures, exams, and labs. We will use the same textbook as BCOR 1400.


Grade assessment consists of exams, homework, in-class participation, and laboratory assignments. The laboratory component counts for about a quarter of the total points, and students must pass both lecture and lab to pass the course.

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