Mar 23, 2023  
2021-2022 Hill Book (Class of 2025) 
  
2021-2022 Hill Book (Class of 2025)

BIO 406 - Behavioral Ecology

Three Credits
Fall Semester

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)/Restriction(s): BIO 101  , BIO 102  and Junior and Senior Standing. Recommended: BIO 212  and/or BIO 323  .
Note: This course fulfills the Organismal requirement and also the Biology Capstone.