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Course ID:BIOL(WILD) 3700W. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Behavior
Principles of animal behavior integrating genetic, physiological, developmental, and evolutionary aspects. Topics include communication, reproduction, sociality, foraging, defense, migration, habitat selection, and learning.
Athena Title:Animal Behavior
Nontraditional Format:The course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline - for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108 and BIOL 1108L
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Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)