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2016-2017 Catalogue 
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BIOL 35200 - Animal Behavior

Course Credit: 1.25
Why do animals behave the way they do? In this course, we will study this question from a variety of angles including: development, mechanistic causes, functional significance, and evolution. We will draw examples from a wide taxonomic spectrum of animals. The laboratory-field period of the course will emphasize how to address animal behavior questions by involving students in studies in which they learn techniques and tools used for observation, experimental design, conducting experiments, and analyzing and presenting results. Two combined lecture-lab meetings weekly. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 20200 , minimum grade C-; or permission of instructor; BIOL-35200L Annually.