This course is an intensive study of the diversity, general biology, evolution, and environmental relationships of the major animal groups. Students study animals with an emphasis on comparative anatomy and physiology, taxonomy, evolution, behavior, and ecology. Lectures will incorporate interactive discussions and activities that address our current understanding of animal biology. Laboratory topics will focus on taxonomy and anatomy using models, live specimens, behavioral experiments, field work and dissection. This course will include a semester term paper based on formal observations at a zoological park.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; BIO 101 minimum grade "C"
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