Course Information
TitleΖΩΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Ζoology
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000002

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 146
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses213

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Develop an appreciation for animal diversity Develop an understanding on morphology and functional organization of animals Develop a knowledge of animal adaptation on environment and its use Develop skills on classification of animal groups
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Darwin’s theory, evolution. Patterns and mechanism of reproduction in animals. Principles of development, development of tissues, organs and systems in animals. Architectural pattern of an animal. Classification and phylogeny of animals. Characteristics, structure, movements, reproductive, digestive and feeding systems of Protozoa, Molluscs, Annelids, Arthropods, Insects, Fishes, Reptiles, Amphibians, Birds and Mammals.
Darwin's theory, reproduction, development, classification, animals
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Λαζαρίδου-Δημητριάδου, Μ. (2004) Γενική Ζωολογία. Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη, Θεσσαλονίκη. Lazaridou-Dimitriadou, M. (2004) General Zoology. Giahoudi Publishers, Thessaloniki
Additional bibliography for study
Hickman, C.P., Roberts, L.S. & Larson, A. (2003) Ζωολογία: Ολοκληρωμένες Αρχές. Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ, Επιμέλεια Ελληνικής έκδοσης Μαρία Αποστολοπούλου. Αθήνα.
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