Zoology is defined as “the branch of biology dealing with the study of animals.” In this course, you will learn all major facets of animal biology. You will begin with studies of the mechanisms that generate and maintain biodiversity. Subsequently, you will discover animal diversity, broadly categorized as invertebrate and vertebrate diversity. Finally, you will study a select set of body systems, discover the interdependence of different animal groups, and become familiar with the urgent need for animal conservation.