Graduate Course Descriptions

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5813. Evolutionary Ecology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to graduate students in biological sciences and related fields, others with consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Unifies ecological and evolutionary thinking about shared core ideas, including foundational concepts such as fitness, optimality, coexistence, speciation, dispersal, community assembly, and spatial and temporal scales. Discussions and lectures will explore each concept from ecological and evolutionary viewpoints and then seek to reconcile differences and find novel intersections. Format includes student-led discussions, modeling exercises, and both independent and group projects.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 6432 Storrs By Arrangement Bolnick, Daniel
Urban, Mark
001 Reg 6/25 Class meetings by arrangement 3.00 Graded