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Spring 2014 Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology W3030 section 001

Call Number 28166
Day & Time
M 4:10pm-6:00pm
506 Schermerhorn Hall [SCH]
Day & Time
W 4:10pm-6:00pm
467 Schermerhorn Hall [SCH]
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Jill S Shapiro
Course Description Prerequisites: Open to undergraduates who have had V1010, V1011 or the equivalent. Other students who are interested should speak with the instructor. This course focuses on our closest relatives, the extant apes of Africa and Asia. We will explore the nature and extent of the morphological, genetic, and behavioral variability within and among these forms. Using this framework, we will then analyze questions of systematics and trace the evolutionary development of the hominiods during the Miocene, the epoch that saw the last common ancestor of today's gibbons, orang utans, gorillas, chimpanzees and humans. Maximum enrollment 25. [Usually taught every other year.] Timing note: The course meets for 2 hours twice a week. [Mon/Wed 4:10-6:00.] Films are screened during the last 30 minute of each class and students must be able to stay for the entire time if they want to take the class.
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Department Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Enrollment 10 students as of 11:28PM Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Final Exam Day/Time May 12
M 4:10pm-7:00pm
Final Location 506 Schermerhorn Hall [SCH]
Subject Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology
Number W3030
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Continuing Education, Global Programs, Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of the Arts, International and Public Affairs, Barnard, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate
Campus Morningside
Section key 20141EEEB3030W001

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