BIOL 3311 Vertebrate Zoology/Lab
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OBIS) OS - Biological Sciences
This course introduces students to the identification, systematics, life history, anatomy, and adaptive strategies of the vertebrates. The course also exposes students to methods of collecting, preserving, and identifying local vertebrates, as well as the common techniques used in vertebrate research. Prerequisite: BIOL 1510. Frequency: Odd Year Winter. (Description Last Updated: Summer I 2016 (201650))
- Explain morphological adaptations of vertebrates for feeding, locomotion, reproduction, and defense.
- Explain physiological adaptations of vertebrates for homeostasis and reproduction.
- Use dichotomous keys to identify Florida vertebrates.
- Describe evolutionary history and phylogenetic relationships between the major groups of vertebrates using cladistic methods.
- Explain behavioral adaptations of vertebrates.
- Use common research methods to assess various aspects of Florida vertebrate species.
|Current Course Offerings|
|201730||32122||01/09 - 05/05/2017||Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus||Arena, Paul|
|Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)|
|No courses currently scheduled|
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