Introduction to Evolutionary Biology - BIOL119

Business Administration Career - Management Option

Massasoit Community College

Credits: 3

Subject Area(s): Biology, Science

Credential(s): Associate's Degree


This course is an introduction to biological evolution and the concept of evolution as the unifying theme of biology. It includes such topics as evolutionary theories, fossils, phylogeny, biodiversity, mutations, drift, selection, adaptations, and extinctions. The course also addresses the evolution of sex, family, and behavior. Emphasis is placed on the biology of evolution with emphasis on DNA, mutations, and the process of natural selection. This course is designed for the non-science major. Prerequisites: ENGL 092 Preparing for College Reading II, ENGL 099 Introductory Writing, and MATH 010 Fundamentals of Mathematics; waiver by placement testing results; or departmental approval.

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Introduction to Evolutionary Biology Online Offerings

Course Section Time Instructor Format Start Date End Date
="W40"Staff100% Online2022-07-062022-08-09
="W20"Barrett, Susan100% Online2022-05-312022-06-30

Introduction to Evolutionary Biology Associated Programs

Program ID Name Subject Area(s) Percent Online
BAC-ASBusiness Administration Career - Management OptionBusiness, Management, Marketing100
BACM-ASBusiness Administration Career - Marketing OptionBusiness, Management, Marketing100
BACS-ASBusiness Administration Career - Supervisory Management OptionBusiness, Management, Marketing100
LTSS-AALiberal Arts Transfer – Social Science OptionHumanities, Sociology, Social Work, Interdisciplinary/General Studies100
LAS-ASLiberal Arts StudiesHumanities, Sociology, Social Work, Interdisciplinary/General Studies95

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