Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 250 - Vertebrate Natural History

Course Units: 1
(Not Offered this Academic Year) This lab-integrated course explores the biology of vertebrate animals with emphasis on understanding the diversity, life history, taxonomy, and unique adaptations of local vertebrate species (exclusive of fish). The laboratory focuses on developing scientifically sound skills in observation and identification of amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds. There will be frequent field trips to observe vertebrates in their natural habitats. Additional meetings will be required for regional field excursions, and for morning bird watching. Students must be available for one evening and one morning bird watching trip. Prerequisite(s): BIO 103 (110)  and or permission of the instructor. Corequisite(s): BIO 250L Note: Preference will be given to second year students.



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