Animal Designs for Living

University of Otago

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Animal Designs for Living

  • Host University

    University of Otago

  • Location

    Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Animal Science, Biology, Zoology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BIOL112

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    18
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The body plans of, and the relationships among, major animal phyla are examined using local fauna. Three field trips generate data that is manipulated and presented in report form.

    This paper is essential for students majoring in Zoology, but also of importance to Ecology majors and indeed anyone wanting to understand the diversity of animal life in New Zealand and around the world.

    Learning Outcomes
    - Demonstrate a broad knowledge of animal form, function and taxonomy
    - Be able to investigate animal distribution and abundance in natural habitats and communicate their findings in report form

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