ZOO * 4940 – Lab Studies in Herpetology W (0-3) [0.25]

This course provides a practical experience in the study of Herpetology. Using University collections of prepared and preserved specimens and field observations where possible, students will develop and apply skills in identification and sampling, explore relations between species diversity and habitat, and investigate through guided study, the extent of anatomical, skeletal, reproductive and morphological variation and its functional and evolutionary causes.




Posted By : Anonymous
Posted On : April 13, 2017

Is the textbook recommended by the student? No
Did the student enjoy the professor? No
Professor : Bogart

Comment :
This was an OK course. The first half was content based, and was kind of overwhelming as there was a lot of information. It was essentially \"heres all the herp families and where they live and what they look like have fun\" and then the lab test was only on Ontario species, so that was a little frustrating since we didn\'t really have much direction on what would be on the test. The second part of the course is a group research project, so depending on what you pick it could be good or bad. Not sure if I would really recommend this as I don\'t think I got much out of this, but if I had to choose between this and Mammalogy, I would choose this hands down.
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