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Spring 2024
May 27, 2024
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BIO 450 - Animal Behavior
Provides students with a broad introduction to animal behavior and uses principles derived from evolution, ecology, physiology, genetics, endocrinology, and development to explain how and why animals behave as they do. Topics include genetic, neural, and hormonal control of behavior; feeding behavior; reproductive behavior; learning; animal conflict; social behavior; parental care; and communication. Behavioral ecology and the evolution of behaviors as adaptations are recurring themes interwoven through all topics discussed. Prerequisites: BIO 112 or its equivalent.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online Fixed Times (Synch), Online (Asynchronous), Study Abroad

Biology Department

Course Attributes:
STARS: Includes Sustainability

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level BIO 112 Minimum Grade of D-

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