Dec 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 1400 Introduction Animal Behavior

This course is an introduction to the scientific study of animal behavior. Students will learn about the nature of science, the diversity of animal behavior, its evolution, its underlying physiological mechanisms, and the theoretical basis of our modern understanding of behavior. The course emphasizes the natural behavior of non-human animals but will also considerthe implications of the principles of animal behavior for humans and domestic animals. Labs focus on the scientific method, which students will practice by means of observational and manipulative experiments involving live animals in both laboratory and field settings. Not open to biology majors. Students will be charged an additional Biology Lab Fee when enrolling in this course.
Credits: 4.0