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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.
Lectures cover various aspects of the biology of amphibians and reptiles, including evolution, zoogeography, ecology, behavior, and physiology.
When Offered Spring.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 50 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOEE 2740 or BIOSM 2740 recommended.
- Students will acquire knowledge of the major groups of amphibians and reptiles, with respect to their main diagnostic characteristics.
- Students will be able to move freely back and forth between classifications and evolutionary trees of amphibians and reptiles on a global basis.
- Students will be able to synthesize, integrate, and discuss details of morphology, ecology, behavior, and physiology for major lineages of amphibians and reptiles.
- Students will have a working familiarity with the characteristics that distinguish ~50 species of amphibians and reptiles, including primarily those found in NY, as well as construct a key to an initially unknown fauna.
- Students will be able to think integratively and synthetically about the biology and future of amphibians and reptiles on a global and local basis.
Credits and Grading Basis
2 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
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