ZOOL 101: Principles of Zoology (4 credits)
Introduction to zoology. Topics include living animals, physiology, anatomy, development, reproduction, ecology, and evolutionary relationships. Lecture/laboratory course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory)
Recommended Preparation: High school biology.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the atomic and molecular bases of tissues.
- Draw an animal cell, label its parts and list their functions.
- Solve monohybrid and multihybrid genetics problems involving complete dominance, codominance, multiple alleles, and sex-linked traits.
- Explain the basic principles of evolution, and the different forms that it takes.
- Connect the unique anatomical features of animals with their respective phyla and class, and list the functions of those anatomical features.
- Explain the principles of ecology, with a focus on consumers.
- Describe the animal organ systems, list their respective parts and their functions.
- Explain the principles of animal behavior.
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