Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]
THIS COURSE IS OFFERED RESIDENTIALLY ONLY
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.
BIOL 208 (Minimum grade of C) or BIOL 225 (Minimum grade of C)
3 hours lecture; 3 hours lab
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