546-0318 – Zoology (ZOO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental Engineering
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
546-0318/01 1999/2000 2008/2009 5
546-0318/02 2007/2008 2008/2009 6
546-0318/03 2007/2008 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal of the subject is to acquaint the students with the basics of zoology. The students will learn in practical exercises the skills based on the competencies of environmental engineer.

Teaching methods

Project work
Terrain work


Animal fyziology. Basics of zoology systematics. Focus on the tribes of invertebrates: Plathelminthes, Nemathoda, Annelida, Mollusca, Arthropoda and the tribe of Chordata (the classes Cephalaspidomorphi, Osteichthyes, Amphibia, Aves and Mammalia).

Compulsory literature:

MOORE, J. An Introduction to the Invertebrates. Cambridge : University Press, 2001, 355 pp. ISBN 0521779146

Recommended literature:

MADDISON, D. et al. Tree of Life web project [online]. c1995-2005 [cit. 2005-09- 21]. Dostupné z: <http://tolweb.org/tree>.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.