Systematic Biology Biological Systematics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the theoretical and empirical study of the principles and processes underlying the origin and maintenance of biological taxonomic diversity; related biogeographical and evolutionary patterns; and studies of the origin, diversification, distribution, and extinction of species and lineages. Includes instruction in phylogenetic analysis, structural development and molecular evolution, classification and taxonomic theory, biological nomenclature, taxonomic assignment, evolutionary theory, biological surveys and inventories, computer modeling, and database building. Is Systematic Biology Biological Systematics the right major for you?
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Systematic Biology Biological Systematics Major

What Courses Do Systematic Biology Biological Systematics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Systematic Biology Biological Systematics 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.

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