Ecology and Evolution

Course Description

This course covers the principles of ecology and evolution, including the ecology of populations, communities, ecosystems and biomes, as well as the evolution of populations and the origin of species and higher taxa. The laboratory portion of the course includes a research project designed, researched and presented by students.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00079 BIOL 6C 01Z ······· TBA-TBA Bruce Heyer ONLINE
·TWR··· 09:30 AM-12:20 PM
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-06-27 to 2022-08-05.

Footnote Information

BIOL-006C-01Z: This is an online lecture, laboratory class. There are SOME scheduled weekly meetings for the lecture and lab as noted in the class listing. The rest of the lecture and lab hours can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at .

Course Details

6 Units
Four hours lecture, six hours laboratory (120 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


(See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.) (Not open to students with credit in BIOL 6CH.) Prerequisite: BIOL 6A (or BIOL 6AH) and BIOL 6B, with a grade of C or better. Advisory: EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5; MATH 114 or equivalent.
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