4 credits Examines the systematics, distribution, behavior, dormancy, population movements, population dynamics, and ecology of vertebrates. Laboratory emphasizes field studies and identification. Three lectures and one 3-hour laboratory. Required weekend field trips. Prerequisite(s): BI 211, BI 212, BI 213. Corequisite(s): BI 317L. Grade mode designated on a CRN basis each term. Students should consult current term schedule.