BIOLOGY 252 - Vertebrate Evolution and Diversity
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Lab Fee:
60.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 171, (172 or 174), & 173 or BIOLOGY 195 & 173.
Other Course Info:
Satisfies a Biology laboratory requirement. F.
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:

Selected topics we will cover in this course:

  • Biology of major vertebrate groups
  • Identification of Michigan's vertebrate animals
  • Amazing transitions in vertebrate evolution: evolution of jaws, colonization of the land, origins of flight, and more
  • Adaptations for finding, killing, and eating prey
  • The curious sex lives of vertebrate animals
  • Dinosaurs and other extinct vertebrates
  • How vertebrates survive in extreme environments
  • Infrared detection, electroreception, and other strange vertebrate senses
  • Conservation biology of vertebrates

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BIOLOGY 252 - Vertebrate Evolution and Diversity
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30973
Open
60
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LAB)
P
31008
Open
20
 
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W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (LAB)
P
31009
Open
20
 
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W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (LAB)
P
31010
Open
20
 
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Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 9780321773364
Vertebrate life, Author: F. Harvey Pough, Christine M. Janis, John B. Heiser., Publisher: Pearson 9th ed. 2013
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