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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
BISC
2330
Invertebrate Zoology
Invertebrate Zoology
Fall 2017
4
Course Type
Laboratory
Lecture
Default Grading Method
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No
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BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126; or permission of the instructor
Corequisites

40

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

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Yes
Fee Type
Flat Rate
Lab
85
Lab fee
No


Lecture (2 hours), laboratory (4 hours). General survey of invertebrate animals, including classification, morphology, physiology, embryology, and evolutionary relationships among phyla.
1. Comprehend the phylogenetic relationships among the major taxa studied 2. Explain link between invertebrate structure and function 3. Describe key adaptations and trends in the evolutionary history of animals 4. Evaluate the major habitats where specific invertebrate taxa thrive, and the ecological importance of invertebrates in their environment 5. Identify the major invertebrate taxa and analyze the basis for the classification of these animals 6. Enhance skills of interpretation, observation, manipulation, presentation and recording through practical handling of live, fixed and sectioned material. 7. Demonstrate a range of practical skills that will assist your further study of invertebrate animals including light microscopy, dissection, scanning electron microscopy and DNA sequencing and genetic analysis
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CCAS - GCR: Natural Sciences

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