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BIOL 308. General Zoology

Credits: 4
Department: Biology
Description: Major animal phyla; structure and function of body systems, diversity.
Prerequisites: BIOL 151, BIOL 152
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab
Additional Information: Prereq.: 151, 152.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Classify animal species and reconstruct the history of animal life on the earth.
2. Analyze the historical roots, assumptions, and empirical methodology of the science of Zoology.
3. Differentiate between proximate and ultimate explanations of origins of animal species, and apply these principles to specific examples.
4. Demonstrate technical skills such as the use of microscopes, dissection techniques, and field study methods of observing animal behavior.
5. Collect, present, and interpret data.
6. Analyze the relationship between form and function and apply principles to examples from the animal world.

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