Living and extinct reptiles and amphibians; an adaptive approach to their diversity, biology, and classification. Formerly ZOO 341.
There is a $100 non-refundable deposit for this class.
The summer 2018 Cal Poly BIO S324 course is a 3-week, 4 unit (2 lectures, 2 laboratories) course, open to students meeting prerequisites (prerequisite: BIO 160 and BIO 162). Professor Emily Taylor, Ph.D. will lead a group of students in an interactive study of reptiles and amphibians, including lectures, field trips, and labs.
The first week of class (July 17-20) will be held on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo, California. On July 22 students will travel to the Southwestern Research Station (SWRS) in Portal, AZ, a field station under the direction of the American Museum of Natural History. For the second week (July 23-26) students will research and learn in one of the most biologically rich environments in the United States. On Friday, July 27 students return to San Luis Obispo. The last week (July 30-August 3), class will be held on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo, California.
Included: Six days room and board at Southwestern Research Station, airport pick up and drop off at Tucson International Airport, and several field trips.
Not included: Round trip transportation to and from Tucson International Airport in AZ, room and board in San Luis Obispo.
Note: Collection of specimens during the course will be confined to instructors; no private collecting is permitted.
The fee for this course is $1989 which includes a $100.00 non-refundable deposit due within 3 days of registration. Remainder of fee is due no later than 5/26/18.
The class is limited to 22 students.
You must be 18 years or older to register for this course.