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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.
Laboratory topics include systematics, morphology, and behavior.
When Offered Spring.
Fees Course fee: $30.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOEE 4700.
Comments Occasional field trips and special projects. Live animals are studied in the field and are used in the laboratory for nondestructive demonstrations and experiments. The systematics laboratory exercises are based on museum specimens and dissection of preserved materials.Outcomes
- 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)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRStimson Hall 309
Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOEE 4700. Course fee: $30.
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