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BIOL 31100 - Natural History of the Vertebrates

Course Credit: 1.25
This course covers the major lineages of extinct and extant vertebrates. Emphasis in lecture is on ecology, behavior, conservation and the evolutionary history of each clade. The laboratory component has two foci: field based experiences (accommodated through numerous field trips) and identification. Students will learn to identify many common vertebrates of Ohio by sight and sound. Three classroom meetings and one laboratory period weekly. One and one-fourth course credits. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 20200 , minimum grade C-; or permission of instructor; BIOL-31100L Annually.