BIO 406 - Seminar in Behavioral Ecology
Three Credits and/or .
Behavioral ecology is the study of animal behavior from evolutionary perspectives. Historical, developmental, immediate, and ultimate determinants of animal behavior will all be explored. Topics: foraging, habitat selection, anti-predator behavior, migration, communication, learning, competition, aggression, deception, affiliation, courtship, mating, parental care, domestication and “zombie” behavior. Assignments include an animal behavior grant proposal and a mock grant panel.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 101 and BIO 102 . Recommended:
This course fulfills the Organismal requirement.
This course may be approved to fulfill the Biology Capstone with approval of the faculty member supervising the Capstone project and the Department Chair before the first day of classes.