Biology
 

Mammalogy

Mammalogy
Mammalian diversity, evolution, distribution, and natural history. Two three-day field trips required.
BIO
447
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBIO 220; or PWS 344
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining BIO 447
Course Outcomes: 

Utah Mammals

Be able to recognize the more common species of Utah mammals based on external and skull features

Identify Mammal Orders

Be able to recognize and identify most orders of mammals based on features of the skull

Evolutionary History

Understand the evolutionary history of mammals and the modern diversity of mammalian orders

Original Scientific Literature

Enhance skills directed toward understanding and interpreting original scientific literature dealing with mammalian biology