2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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BL 240 - Invertebrate Zoology

(3.00 cr.)

An integrated lecture/lab course looking at the amazing world of animals without backbones. The course focuses on the structure, physiology, ecology, and behavior of some invertebrate groups found in marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems. The role of invertebrates in natural environments and human society is also considered. Students observe preserved specimens in lab to gain a better understanding of structure-function relationships and observe live organisms in their natural habitats during field activities. Closed to students who have taken BL 241 .

Prerequisite: BL 121 BL 126 ; or BL 152 BL 153 . 
Recommended Prerequisite: BL 154 BL 155 ; or BL 201 BL 202 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Spring
Years Typically Offered: Annually



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