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BIOL 3407

Animal Behavior

Four semester hours. (FL)

An evolutionary perspective of behavioral diversity in animals. Topics covered will include the genetics of behavior and levels of selection, predator/prey interactions, mating systems, parental care, resource competition, feeding ecology, communication, social behavior and learning. Students will begin developing and testing their own hypotheses in animal behavior. Field work required. Prerequisite: Eight SCH lower-level biology for majors including BIOL 1413 or permission of instructor. Lab Fee: $30.

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