Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Courses

3000 Courses

3112 Genetics Lab
Fundamental experiments to demonstrate the concepts of inheritance, including cytogenetic techniques, quantitative Mendelian genetics, biochemistry of genetics, linkage and DNA mapping and protein electrophoresis of population and speciation genetics. Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment or already taken BIOL 3402; 12 semester hours of biology, six hours of chemistry recommended.

3301 Evolutionary Theory
A study of Darwinism, mechanisms of evolutionary change, and a history of life in the context of contemporary biology. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

3375 Economic Entomology
The characteristics, life history, and identification of insects important to man, with particular reference to agriculture. Stress will be on control measures for harmful species. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

3401 Invertebrate Zoology
Classification, anatomy, life history, and evolution of invertebrates exclusive of insects. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

3402 Genetics
Fundamental concepts of heredity, including cell reproduction, transmission genetics, biochemistry of genetics, gene structure and function, and genetics of population. Lecture and recitation meetings. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of biology.

3403 Plant Taxonomy
An introductory course concerned with developing skill in recognition and identification of seed plants at the species and family levels. Emphasis will be placed on collection, use of keys and manuals, and herbarium techniques. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

3405 Vertebrate Zoology
Anatomy, classification, and natural history of the vertebrates; methods of collecting, preserving, and identifying local vertebrates. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

3407 Ecology
Ecology of water and land forms of South Texas. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of biology.

3408 Animal Physiology
A study of the fundamental process of the animal systems. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of biology and 6 semester hours of chemistry.

3409 Field Biology I
A study of the ecology and conservation of southern Texas flora and fauna. Pre-requisite: six hours of biology



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