Botany and Zoology
Botany and Zoology surveys the major phyla of the plant and animal kingdoms. The course
covers the evolution and diversity of plants and animals and emphasizes the distinguishing
characteristics of each kingdom and groups within the kingdoms. Cells, cell processes,
structure and function, and the importance of plants and animals to various ecosystems will
be covered. Botany topics will include vascular and non-vascular plants. Zoology topics will
include vertebrates and invertebrates. Material will be presented in a variety of ways: through
lectures, labs, articles, class discussions, projects, and reinforced with homework assignments.
This classroom will not discriminate against the religious beliefs of any student.