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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
BISC
2333
Evolution and Extinction of Dinosaurs
Evol/Extinction of Dinosaur
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
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GEOL 2333 - Evolution and Extinction of Dinosaurs
BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126; or GEOL 1001 and GEOL 1002 or GEOL 1002 and GEOL 1005
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Yes
 
GEOL 2333 - Evolution and Extinction of Dinosaurs
No
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The 165-million-year history of dinosaurs; different groups and their evolution, end-Cretaceous extinction event, the origin of birds, and the biology of the group.
Students should learn to recognize the different kinds of dinosaurs and know their occurrences in time and space, understand their evolutionary relationships to each other and to other vertebrates, understand the rise of modern vertebrates during the Age of Dinosaurs, and be familiar with the different techniques that scientists use to understand the biology of these fascinating animals. This will include a basic understanding of geological dating, plate tectonics, and evolutionary analysis, and how hypotheses about evolutionary history and extinctions are formulated and tested

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Key: 729