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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
Introduction to the biology, natural history, and evolution of the major invertebrate phyla, concentrating on marine representatives. In addition to the evolution of form and function, lectures cover aspects of ecology, behavior, physiology, chemical ecology, and current research. The discussion section will focus on current research papers with marine invertebrates.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOEE 1780 or BIOEE 1781, or permission of instructor.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS)
- Learn the major phyla of marine invertebrates through lectures, videos, exposure to the Blaschka glass collection and a field trip.
- Understand phylo genetic relationships among the major phyla and within selected major phyla.
- Develop an appreciation for some major avenues of research with marine invertebrates and develop critical reading skills, by reading and discussing original research.
- Develop critical research and thinking skills and oral presentation skills through a project.
- Gain experience in giving a formal presentation.
- Learn to work as a group through take home essays and paper discussion sessions.
- Gain experience in organismal biology.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR Stimson Hall 316
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
Prerequisites: Introduction to Evolutionary Biology or permission of instructor.
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