University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 06, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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BIOL 434 - Mammalogy

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

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 191A ; BIOL 192  or NRES 217 .

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.

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