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Course description
  ZOOLOGY II

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2014-15

 

La Zoología II es una asignatura formativa del módulo fundamental y tipo Obligatoria en el Grado de Biología. El objetivo fundamental de esta asignatura es dar al alumno una visión de la gran diversidad que presenta el mundo animal. Los conocimientos y habilidades adquiridas durante el curso de esta asignatura favorecerá la formación de futuros profesionales en Biología, dándoles el enfoque necesario para que adquieran una comprensión adecuada sobre la complejidad de estos organismos desde el punto de vista de su diversidad y de sus procesos evolutivos. Esta asignatura constituye la continuación y complemento de la asignatura Zoología I, impartida en el tercer semestre, y se centra fundamentalmente en el estudio de los Metazoos Protostomos, Esta disciplina resulta imprescindible en la formación de los futuros biólogos y constituye la base fundamental de otras muchas disciplinas que se imparten en los siguientes cursos del Grado como son la Fisiología Animal I y II,  Ecología de Poblaciones y Comunidades, Biogeografía y Biología de la Conservación.

 

 

 

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Generic Degree Course Competences

  • CG1 : Develop capacity for analysis, synthesis and critical reasoning.
  • CG10 : Develop knowledge-based critical attitudes.
  • CG3 : Solve problems effectively.
  • CG4 : Show capacity for teamwork.
  • CG5 : Commitment to ethics and the values of equality, as well as social responsibility as a citizen and as a professional.
  • CG6 : Learn autonomously.
  • CG8 : Acquire a permanent concern for quality, the environment and health and safety at work.
  • CG9 : Show the ability to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

 

Specific Competences:>>Theoretical

  • CE1 : Acquire the fundamentals of biological terminology, nomenclature, conventions and units.
  • CE10 : Understand the fundamentals of the regulation of vital functions of organisms through internal and external factors and identify mechanisms for adapting to the environment.
  • CE19 : Study animal and plant anatomy and morphology.
  • CE22 : Analyse and interpret the development, growth and biological cycles of living beings.
  • CE4 : Recognise different levels of organisation in living systems.
  • CE7 : Understand evolutionary mechanisms and models.

 

Specific Competences:>> Ability

  • CE29 : Show knowledge and understanding of the essential facts, concepts, principles and theories related to the areas of Biology.
  • CE30 : Interpret, evaluate, process and synthesis Biological data and information.
  • CE37 : Ability to find, analyse, understand and write scientific and technical texts.
  • CE42 : Know how to identify, analyse and catalogue biological organisms.

 

Generic UA Competences

  • CGUA2 : Express oneself correctly, both orally and in writing, in either of the official languages of the Region of Valencia.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2014-15

 

 

General

Code: 26527
Lecturer responsible:
BORDERA SANJUAN, SANTIAGO
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,08
Practical credits: 1,32
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND NATURAL RESOURCES
    Area: ZOOLOGY
    Theoretical credits: 1,08
    Practical credits: 1,32
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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