May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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BIOL 4310 - Behavioral Ecology


(4) Credit Hours

An exploration of i) how ecology shapes animal behavior, ii) the survival and reproductive consequences of behavior, and iii) evolution of behavior. Lecture/discussion topics include predation, foraging, competition, mating, and social behavior of animals, including humans. In the laboratory, students engage in a semester-long project culminating in a group presentation. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: BIOL 3060  and BIOL 3350  with minimum grade of C or department head approval. Corequisites: BIOL 4310L or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.



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