BIOL C1002y Theory and Practice of Science: Biology 4
pts.Not offered in 2013-2014. Prerequisites: either
BIOL C1015 or AP biology or instructor's permission.
Lecture and recitation. By analysis and example from the primary literature
of evolution and genetics, examines how scientific theories are invented and
how they come to be accepted, verified, and in some cases rejected. Papers
begin with Darwin and Mendel and end with Watson. Ordinarily does not fulfill
biology major or concentration requirements. Normally may not be taken for
credit by any student who has previously completed any biology course
numbered 2000 or above. BIOL C1015 should be taken first then C1002 for nonscience majors.