BIO 220 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

Prerequisites: BIO 110 or permission of instructor; a sophomore/junior level course.

Structure-function relationships are used to study the internal and external morphology of various classes of vertebrates. Variations in structure will be discussed in the context of evolution of form and function. Dissections of representative vertebrates are used to illustrate the major evolutionary changes in vertebrate systems. Three 2-hour class/laboratory periods each week.


1 Course Credit