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ENV 227 - Darwin and the Galapagos

Prerequisite, consent of instructor. Students learn about the environmental uniqueness of the Galapagos Islands and how Charles Darwin’s observations in this “living laboratory” led to a theory of evolution by natural selection, considered one of the major breakthroughs in scientific thought. Students participate in a required field trip to the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) to observe first-hand the biodiversity that Darwin saw. Fee: TBD. (Offered interterm and summer as needed.) 4 credits