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Invertebrate Zoology
INVERT ZOOLOGY
CLASS CODE: BIO 312 CREDITS:  4 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Emphasis on classification, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology, and the medical and agricultural significance of the invertebrates. (Winter)
DESCRIPTION: Emphasis on classification, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology, and the medical and agricultural significance of the invertebrates.
TOPICS: The class will include a brief introduction to systematics and then a detailed examination of the major invertebrate phyla. The lab will emphasis the use of microscopy and dissections to study in detail one or more representative specimens from each of the phyla discussed in lecture.
OBJECTIVES: The objective of the course is to teach students the evolutionary relationships among invertebrate phyla, emphasizing similarities and differences among species, and their impact and importance to the world in which we live.
REQUIREMENTS: Regularly scheduled lecture and lab exams; participation in a group lab project.
PREREQUISITES: Bio 211
OTHER: $10 Lab Fee
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003