This course provides basic knowledge of the structure and function of the endocrine system in a variety of organisms ranging from vertebrates to man. The role of endocrine glands in growth and the reproduction and maintenance of homeostasis are described as well as the neurological pathways coordinating the timing of hormone release. Includes a weekly three-hour lab. Materials fee applies.
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Vertebrate Zoology
BIO‑325
An introduction to the taxonomic groups of vertebrate organisms and their defining features. Topics include comparative morphology, reproduction, development, environmental adaptation, and development of vertebrate organ systems. Includes a weekly three-hour lab or field trips. Materials fee applies.
Vertebrate Zoology (BIO‑325)

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