Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 736 The Mammals

3 hours; 3 credits. The evolution of the various orders of mammals from monotreme to marsupial to placental. Studies of the various morphological, physiological, and behavioral characteristics that define each order. Emphasis on adaptations of behavior, social structure, and mating systems to environmental conditions. Prerequisite: BIO 322 or BIO 338 or BIO 360 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.