Course Synopsis
This course will discuss numerous aspects of invertebrate zoology such as classification and phylogeny, species evolution, diversity, adaptation, function, system, physiology, and life cycle in various environments. Several phyla will be discussed, including Protozoa, Porifera, Cnidaria, Platyhelminthes, Mollusca, Annelida, Nematoda, Arthropoda and Echinodermata.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. Describe the phylogeny and general characteristics of invertebrate animals based on morphology, function, system, and life cycle.
2. Differentiate the classification of invertebrate animals based on classification, forms, and functions.
3. Demonstrate communication skills in resolving issues related to invertebrate zoology.
Skill Level: Beginner