Zoology (ZOOL)

Credit Courses

ZOOL 110 Animal Physiology (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H and proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

How animals work. Animal physiological systems, perception of and responses to external stimuli, integration of activities, maintenance of the internal environment, locomotion and reproduction.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ZOOL 122 Animal Diversity (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Introduction to zoology. Animal diversity, anatomy and physiology, adaptations and evolution. Principles of ecology. Satisfies SBCC General Education requirement in Natural Sciences when combined with ZOOL 123.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area A Lecture

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ZOOL 123 Animal Diversity Laboratory (1 Unit)

Corequisites: ZOOL 122.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lab)

Laboratory and field investigations of animals. Animal diversity, anatomy and physiology, principles of ecology and evolution. Satisfies SBCC General Education requirement in Natural Sciences when combined with ZOOL 122.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area A Lab

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B3, IGETC Area 5C, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ZOOL 124 Insect Biology (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Introduction to anatomy, physiology, ecology, behavior and diversity of insects and other terrestrial arthropods.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ZOOL 137 Ornithology (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Systematics, distribution, physiology, behavior, and ecology of birds. Emphasis on diversity, functional morphology and evolutionary history.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ZOOL 138 Biology Of Birds (1.5 Unit)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 45 (18 lecture, 27 lab)

Eight-week short course. Anatomy, physiology, evolution and behavior of birds. Field trips are timed to coincide with migratory periods and emphasize identification and classification.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

ZOOL 140 Animal Behavior (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Introduction to animal behavior; methods and results of studies of invertebrate and vertebrate behavior; foraging strategies, social competition, sexual selection, mating systems, cooperation and social organization.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable