Lectures and readings on comparative biology, phylogenetic relationships and evolution of mammalian groups. Lab involves a detailed introduction to the New England mammals and study of selected representatives of most mammalian orders, emphasizing systematics, function and morphology. 2 hour exams, 2 lab exams, and final. Prerequisite: any life science course beyond the introductory level.

Fulfills biology core requirement area(s):

Evolution and Biodiversity

Fulfills plant requirement for biology majors?


Fulfills lab requirement for biology majors?


Fulfills general education requirement for non-biology majors?