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BIOL 420 Principles of Zoology

Units: 5

Hours: 54 hours LEC; 108 hours LAB

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better

Advisory: ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, OR ESL 325 with a grade of “C” or better; OR eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 300.

Transferable: CSU; UC (1) No credit for BIOL 300 and 307 if taken after BIOL 400, 420, 430, or 431 )

CID: C-ID BIOL 150; Part of C-ID BIOL 130S; Part of C-ID BIOL 135S

This course is an introduction to zoology with particular emphasis on comparative anatomy and physiology of vertebrates and invertebrates. The basic principles of evolution, taxonomy, embryology, morphology, physiology, behavior and ecology will be covered. A field trip may be required.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: DEMONSTRATE ABILITY TO ACQUIRE, SYNTHESIZE, EVALUATE, AND PRESENT INFORMATION IN ZOOLOGY.