BIOL3400-SC.(SC) Comparative Anatomy.Sp14.Faculty,St Catherine

St Catherine Faculty

Course Description

Goals: To investigate the form and function of anatomical features of a variety of animals, using the comparative method to assess the relative importance of evolutionary history and differing environments on morphology. Dissection with be emphasized. Content: The evolution and integration of morphology, with emphasis on the roles of homology, ontogeny and adaptation to diverse environments as influences on form and function. Taught: Alternate years, spring term. Prerequisite: BIOL 1800 and 1820, or permission of instructor.