Courses of Study 2022-2023 
    Jun 04, 2023  
Courses of Study 2022-2023
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BIOEE 4500 - [Mammalogy, Lectures]

(BIO-AS, PBS-AS)      
Fall. Not offered: 2022-2023. Next offered: 2023-2024. 3 credits. Letter grades only (S/U grades with permission of instructor).

Recommended prerequisite: BIOEE 1780  or BIOEE 1781  and/or BIOEE 2740 .

J. Searle.

Lectures cover the evolution, diversity, functional morphology, behavior, ecology, and biogeography of living mammals. Selective coverage of mammalian fossils, conservation status, domestication, and diseases.

Outcome 1: Understand the critical differences between mammals and other organisms in all aspects of their biology.

Outcome 2: Understand the evolutionary origins of mammals.

Outcome 3: Understand the evolutionary processes that led to the diversification of mammals.

Outcome 4: Understand the changing fashions in the classification of mammals.

Outcome 5: Classify mammals to the appropriate major group using correct scientific names, including extinct forms.

Outcome 6: Define the main biological characteristics of those groups.

Outcome 7: Understand how humans exploit certain species of mammal and how humans are themselves exploited by particular mammals. Appreciate how certain species of mammal need conservation following human activities.

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