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Evolution theory and biological classification

Course Code :1001WETEBC
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:20
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Raoul Van Damme

3. Course contents *

An introductory chapter reiterates the development of evolutionary thought. The second chapter concerns the fundamental principles of micro-evolution. It introduces a series of important concepts and then discusses old and current controversies concerning the theory of evolution by natural selection. The third chapter takes a quick look at macro-evolutionary events and the speed and tempo at which these occur. The final chapter covers biological nomenclature and classification, discussing different views and methods.