Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Dec 01, 2023  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

BIO 105 - Biological Diversity II: The Vertebrates (4 Cr.)

(GEN. ED. #6) (LER–NS)
An examination of the distinctive features and adaptations of the vertebrates from the viewpoint of evolutionary breakthrough and adaptive radiation. Also considered is the origin of the vertebrates from echinoderm and chordate ancestors. Laboratory studies examine aspects of physiology, development, and behavior, as well as comparative morphology. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory. Prerequisite: BIO 104  recommended but not required. BIO 105 is recommended for non-science students needing to fulfill the laboratory natural sciences requirement. Spring semester. Delahunty, Shambaugh.