Evolutionary Biology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the genetic, developmental, functional, and morphological patterns and processes, and theoretical principles; and the emergence and mutation of organisms over time. Includes instruction in molecular and morphological systematics; genetics and development; evolutionary transformation; paleobiology and paleontology; morphogenesis; mutation; locomotor, biomechanical and craniodental form and function; evolutionary theory; and systematic biology. Is Evolutionary Biology the right major for you?
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Evolutionary Biology Major

What Courses Do Evolutionary Biology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Evolutionary Biology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Endocrinology
  • Physics
  • Physiology

What other majors are related to Evolutionary Biology?

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