BIO142 - General Zoology
Credit Hours: 4.0
Zoology is the study of the diversity of invertebrate and vertebrate animals. The goals of this course are to examine the evolutionary mechanisms that lead to the diversity of animals, to survey the animal kingdom by comparing the unique structures and functions that are used to classify organisms into major phylogenetic groups, and to gain experience with these organisms in the laboratory. The laboratory portion of the course includes: examination of representative organisms using slides, specimens and dissections. Prerequisite: BIO105 or BIO110.