Through an investigation of early development, phylogeny and anatomical characteristics of various vertebrate species, the student will identify and contrast vertebrate morphology and discuss its evolutionary significance. Laboratory work which requires dissection is an integral and required part of the course.
As part of the coursework you may have the potential of being, to some degree, exposed to hazardous material. If you are pregnant, wear contact lenses or have other specific health concerns, you should consult your personal physician for advisement concerning your enrollment in this course.
BIO 2215 or equivalent
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