General Zoology BIOL 1020 An introduction to the morphology, physiology, and evolutionary relationships among invertebrate and vertebrate animals. Laboratory includes a survey of animal diversity, histology, and anatomy.
Herpetology BIOL 3370 Life history, ecology, taxonomy, and conservation of reptiles and amphibians. Lab and field trips emphasize study techniques and the identification of herpetofauna in Mississippi and the southeastern United States.
Ornithology BIOL 3310 Evolution, form and function, behavior, life history, ecology, and conservation of birds. Techniques for the study of birds will be taught in laboratory and field settings.
Vertebrate Zoology 3750 An in-depth study of vertebrate zoology with focus on vertebrate ecology, behavior, morphology, life history, and physiology. Lab and field trips will emphasize sampling techniques and the identification of local vertebrate species in Mississippi and the southeastern United States.
Wetland Ecology BIOL 3380 Physical and ecological processes of freshwater and estuarine wetlands. Emphasis is on natural wetlands, wetland plants and wildlife, and conservation, restoration, and management of wetlands; includes laboratory with outdoor field trips.