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BIOL 634 - Mammalogy

(4 units)
Origins, evolution, taxonomy, biogeography, morphology, physiology, behavior, and ecology of mammals. Laboratory includes identification, experiments, and field studies.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. explain the ways in which mammals are diverse (and unique), how, when, and why that diversity arose, and the major threats to that diversity.
2. explain fundamental aspects of mammalian biology, how mammals interact with each other, with other organisms, and with their environment.
3. identify functional adaptations and characteristics of various mammal groups.
4. synthesize orally or in writing as assessed by a presentation and/or written report significance of current topic as presented in this course.


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