BIOL 374 - Vertebrate Biology (MO)
(Prerequisites: BIOL 141 - BIOL 142 ; lab is optional)
This course presents an overview of the vertebrates, placing vertebrate form and function within an eco logical and evolutionary context. Much of the course is concerned with vertebrate systematics, factors governing distribution, vertebrate inter actions with both biotic and abiotic components of their environment as well as conservation and management issues. Lab fulfills a writing-intensive (W) requirement. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. Spring only.