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BIOL 414/ENV 514 Comparative Animal Physiology

Prerequisites: BIOL 201, BIOL 202, BIOL 203, at least one 300-level elective and junior standing, or permission of the instructor. (Second semester-As needed/3 credits) 

This course explores the physiological adaptations of both vertebrate and invertebrate animals, with particular emphasis on the evolutionary origins and ecological significance of these adaptations. Physiological processes will be discussed from both qualitative and quantitative viewpoints at multiple levels of biological organization.