This course is a comparative survey of the major classes of vertebrates, emphasizing phylogenetic relationships of chordates and craniates, and evolutionary trends and functional anatomy of organ systems. The laboratory and field trip components of the course complement the lecture material and allow observations of representative vertebrates as well as the study of their natural history.


BIOL 111 (C-)

Course Notes

BIOL 213 is an approved Science course. BIOL 213 is an approved Lab Science course. BIOL 213 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.

This course may include a multi-day field trip spanning a weekend.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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