BIOLOGY 108 - Introduction to Animal Diversity
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology.
Cost:
<50
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will introduce students to the amazing diversity of animals in our world. We will discuss how animals within this diversity manage to survive, function, reproduce, and behave in their natural environment. Meanwhile, we will explore interesting questions that scientists ask about animals. By the end of this course, we hope you will be able to:

  1. Take part in public decision-making processes affecting or affected by animals.
  2. Research practical decisions that either impact or are impacted by animals.
  3. Create an argument for the importance of animal diversity.
In order to do this, you will:
  1. Develop the literacy needed to describe the diversity of animals to a non-expert audience, such as your child or a fellow voter.
  2. Be able to evaluate the impact of human actions on animal diversity.
Students will attend three lectures and one discussion section per week. Grades for the course will be based on three exams, participation in discussions, and the completion of class and discussion section activities, and a final project.

BIOLOGY 108 - Introduction to Animal Diversity
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
42941
Open
69
 
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MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
42943
Open
14
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
42945
Open
18
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
42947
Open
21
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
42949
Open
16
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0393319407
The Diversity of Life : With a New Introduction., Author: Edward O. Wilson., Publisher: W W Norton & Co Reissue. 1999
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