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Undergraduate Course Details
Number BIO 401
Title Vertebrate Evolution
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites BIO220, or BIO305, or permission of Department Chairperson


The biology of vertebrates is used to demonstrate the enormous adaptability of this varied group of animals. Studying specific structural and physiological adaptations within the major classes of vertebrates, the evolutionary history and adaptation of vertebrates to a wide variety of habitats is demonstrated. Three lecture hours per week. Offered in alternate years, spring semester only.