This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of major animal phyla. Emphasis is placed on levels of organization, reproduction and development, comparative systems, and a survey of selected phyla. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of animal form and function including comparative systems of selected groups.
Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the general education requirement for natural sciences in A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. degree programs.