BIOEE 4500

BIOEE 4500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Lectures cover the evolution, diversity, functional morphology, behavior, ecology, and biogeography of living mammals. Selective coverage of mammalian fossils, conservation status, domestication, and diseases.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: BIOEE 1780 or BIOEE 1781 and/or BIOEE 2740.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS)

  • Understand the critical differences between mammals and other organisms in all aspects of their biology.
  • Understand the evolutionary origins of mammals.
  • Understand the evolutionary processes that led to the diversification of mammals.
  • Understand the changing fashions in the classification of mammals.
  • Classify mammals to the appropriate major group using correct scientific names, including extinct forms.
  • Define the main biological characteristics of those groups.
  • Understand how humans exploit certain species of mammal and how humans are themselves exploited by particular mammals. Appreciate how certain species of mammal need conservation following human activities.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3120 BIOEE 4500   LEC 001

    • MWF Corson-Mudd A106
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Searle, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    S-U grades by permission only. Recommended prerequisite: BIOEE 1780 or 1781 and/or BIOEE 2740.