BIO477 (Liberal Arts) $ Evolution 4 hrs. 3 crs. We will review the major principles of evolutionary biology through critical analysis of the theory and examination of its empirical support. The four main sections of the course will cover (1) origins of evolutionary theory, (2) processes of evolution, (3) generation and maintenance of biological diversity, and (4) macroevolutionary transitions. Preq: BIO 301. 2 hrs lecture, 2 hours recitation.