- Schedule of Classes - January 19, 2021 7:14PM EST
- Course Catalog - January 19, 2021 7:15PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
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
- Acquire knowledge of the major groups of amphibians and reptiles, with respect to their main diagnostic characteristics.
- Move freely back and forth between classifications and evolutionary trees of amphibians and reptiles on a global basis.
- Synthesize, integrate, and discuss details of morphology, ecology, behavior, and physiology for major lineages of amphibians and reptiles.
- 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.
- Think integratively and synthetically about the biology and future of amphibians and reptiles on a global and local basis.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
2 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TBA Online Meeting
- Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOEE 4700.
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