BIO 227: Biology of Animals

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"

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021
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Description Hours
Credits  4
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 45
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 90
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