BIO 465/565 Animal Behavior (4) MPC

Evolutionary approach to the study of animal behavior with emphasis upon the description, measurement, and interpretation of behavior of animals. Emphasizes a problem-solving approach to help students understand how and why behavior influences the ways in which animals live and reproduce. Emphasizes examination of behavior using a combination of lectures, discussions, and laboratory experiences. Students gain experience in evaluating published scientific research as well as data gathered in lab exercises and an independent research project.

Prerequisite: nine hours of advanced courses in biological science and a course in statistics; or permission of instructor. 2 Lec. 2 Lab. CAS-D/LAB.

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