ABCS 302: General Entomology

Insect Diversity. Functional morphology and life styles. Classification and Diagnostic features of major insect orders, Relationships among insect complexes. Insect Collection and curatorial techniques. Physiological processes: Alimentary, respiratory,...

ABCS 301: Comparative Chordate Biology

Characteristics, classification and general biology of the chordates. Theories of vertebrate evolution: phylogenetic relationship among the chordates: Myxini, Cephalaspidomorphi, Chondrichthyes, Osteichthytes, Amphibians, Reptilia, Aves and Mammalia. Flight...

ABCS 206: Introductory Biometry

Introduction to statistics. Experimental design (laboratory, field). Sampling methods; data presentation, analysis and interpretation.

ABCS 205: Vertebrate Anatomy

The vertebrate body plan; Functional anatomy of the major vertebrate classes – Fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

ABCS 203: Principles of Evolution

History and Development of Evolutionary thought and concepts, synthesis of the modern theory of Evolution. Definitions and Terminologies. Introduction to the species concept. Mechanisms and processes of Evolution. Evidence for Evolution. Importance of...

ABCS 201: Zoological Techniques

Introduction to basic microscopy. Basic techniques involved in collection, preservation andpreparation of zoological material. Microtome work, slide preparation and fixation techniques.

ABCS 101: Introductory Animal Biology

Objective: General survey of animals with reference to form and function - phylogeny; life cycles. Morphological and physiological adaptations to ways of life.