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2020-21 Catalog 
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BIOL 135 - General Zoology

(IAI Major: BIO 910)
Introduces the diversity, structure, and physiology of animals. The course includes laboratory experience and lecture topics which survey the molecular basis of life, the form and function of the animal kingdom, the ecological and economic roles of major animal groups, and the evolutionary relationships between animals and the environment. Laboratory includes dissections, experiments, microscopic studies, and campus field trips. The role of the environment on evolutionary trends, impact of human intervention on species survival, economic uses of animals by humans, and the impact of parasitic animals on humans will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130 or BIOL 131 or an approved high school biology course.
(PCS 1.1, 4 credit hours - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)