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Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 203 - Vertebrate Structure and Evolution


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 6 hours
Attribute: 6NS

A study of vertebrate structure from evolutionary and functional perspectives. This topic is introduced by a discussion of the origin of vertebrates and their phylogeny and basic embryology. The morphological differences in each major organ system are studied primarily in terms of phylogenetic history and functional adaptation. All students must participate fully in the anatomical laboratory exercises. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Instructor: C. McCormick
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Any one of the following: BIOL 100/101, BIOL 118/119 or consent of instructor. Note: BIOL 102 or 120 recommended.



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