Students will demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of comparative vertebrate animal physiology and anatomy.
Students will develop critical thinking skills while learning concepts and understanding the tools used by comparative vertebrate animal physiologists and anatomists to study function and structure.
Students will use physiological and anatomical knowledge to enhance their personal lives.
Students will use their skills and knowledge in comparative vertebrate animal physiology and anatomy to secure employment or to advance in higher education in biology-related disciplines.
Students will develop an understanding of physiologic isotopic techniques utilized to indicate energy sources, trophic levels, body water, and latitudinal and altitudinal animal migration reflected by stable isotopes of carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen and oxygen.