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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

BIOL 408 - Animal Behavior

An introduction to the mechanisms and functional significance of animal behavior. Topics include: the role of genes, development, the nervous system, and the endocrine system in the expression of behavior; learning communication, orientation and navigation, and habitat selection; feeding, reproductive, and parenting strategies; mating systems and social behavior. Labs will employ both observational and experimental methods in the lab and in the field.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: BIOL 208 “C” or better; or BIOL 225 “C” or better

Note:
3 hour lecture; 3 hour lab

Credits: 4



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