Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2380433
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOMEL
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

A course dealing with the basic concepts of evolution.The topics to be covered: nature of science and evolution; evolution as science; origin of matter, unviverse and earth; from molecules to cells and organisms; universal tree of life; principles and process of evolution; the origin of selection; natural selection; nature and origin of species; human origins and evolution; culture, religion and evolution.