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2021 - 2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 215 - Zoology

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 100  or higher

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

Lectures emphasize comparative anatomical and physiological adaptations for all the life processes across the animal kingdom and the developmental and evolutionary processes leading to these adaptations. Laboratory study involves a phylogenetic survey of the animal kingdom investigating adaptations and relationships of all the major phyla and some minor ones.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: Students will demonstrate:

  1. understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis; and
  2. application of scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences.