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CHEM 3141. Biochemistry 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CHEM 3111 and CHEM 3311 with a grade of C or better in each. An introduction to various classes of biochemically significant molecules, membrane structure and dynamics, enzyme kinetics, catabolic and anabolic reactions, and the utilization of biochemical literature.


GEOL 3245. Invertebrate Paleontology (3-3-4) Prerequisite: BIOL 1215 or GEOL 1122. Description, taxonomy, and paleoecology of fossil invertebrates. Laboratory surveys of major fossil groups and instruction in techniques of fossil collection and study. Field trips other than during class time may be scheduled. (Course fee required.)


GEOL 5275. Vertebrate Paleontology (3-2-4) Prerequisite: GEOL 1122 and GEOL 2225 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. History and taxonomy of the vertebrates. Analyses of vertebrate origins, periods of mass extinctions, evolution of body structures and function. Laboratory survey of the taxa and techniques of curating. Field trips other than during class time will be scheduled. (Course fee required.)


PSYC 4116. Comparative Animal Behavior (3-0-3) Prerequisites: PSYC 1101 and BIOL 1215, both with a grade of "C" or better. An introduction to the evolution, development, function, and causes of animal behavior. Comparisons will be made across species using learning, ecological, and evolutionary perspectives. Students may attempt the course only three times.