Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022


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BIOS 540 001 (CRN: 23366)


Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Beason-Abmayr, Beth
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 16
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 11
Enrollment data as of: 3-MAR-2024 9:19AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Description: This course takes a comparative approach to investigate animal physiology of vertebrates. Students learn how animals are adapted to their environments, including how they meet their energy needs, take up and transport oxygen, and maintain hydration and salt balance. Students read primary literature to explore survival in extreme environments. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOS 540 if student has credit for BIOS 340, BIOC 335, BIOC 536. Cross-list: BIOS 340.