EEOB2220 - Ohio Birds

The following courses use material in the collections and some meet in the collections for part of the course:

Ohio Birds

Spring semesters | 2 credit units

A lecture, laboratory, and field course in the basic principles of avian biology. We study various aspects of avian biology from how birds have evolved, their structure, function of their systems, reproduction, migration, communication, and conservation. We use museum specimens to investigate characteristics unique to birds in detail. In the field you learn to visually and acoustically identify common Ohio birds. Program 60 students are welcome.


Ecology & Evolution of Vertebrates

Spring semesters | 2 credit units

Analysis of the anatomical, physiological, behavioral and ecological characteristics of the major vertebrate groups.


Ecology & Evolution of Mammals

Spring semesters | 2 credit units

Mammals of the world, their natural history, distribution, taxonomy, and major anatomical and physiological adaptations; study of local species emphasized in lab.

Analysis of the anatomical, physiological, behavioral and ecological characteristics of the major vertebrate groups.


Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

AU, SP semesters | 3 credit units

Introduction to trends in vertebrate evolution as illustrated by the anatomy of select taxa; involves dissection of specimens.

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