Ecology and Evolution

Course Description

Principles of ecology and evolution. Includes ecology of populations, communities, ecosystems and biomes as well as 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
00227 BIOL 6C 1 MTWR··· 11:30 AM-12:20 PM Elizabeth Mcpartlan ONLINE
M·W···· 08:30 AM-11:20 AM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2020-04-13 to 2020-06-26.

Footnote Information

BIOL 6C-01: Students without prerequisites will not be allowed to enroll. See Department: Biology for pre-requisite information. This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class syllabus. The rest of the class 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. 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 requirement this course meets.
Not open to students with credit in BIOL 6CH.
BIOL 6A (or BIOL 6AH) and BIOL 6B, with a grade of C or better.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5; MATH 114 or equivalent.
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