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Undergraduate Course Details
Number BIO 312N
Title Developmental Biology
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII
Prerequisites BIO212, or permission of Department Chairperson


The basic principles of development are studied. Though material illustrating developmental stages in a wide variety of organisms, including protistans, plants, and animals will be used, the major emphasis will be on development in vertebrates. The biochemical, morphological, and evolutionary aspects of development will be studied. The laboratory will combine descriptive and experimental exercises. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have received credit for BIO312.