An introduction to the study of animal behavior, this course will examine the factors that control the behavior of vertebrates and invertebrates within evolutionary, developmental, and physiological contexts. All animals face similar challenges, and we will examine the common and sometimes unique behavioral strategies used to meet these challenges. Throughout the course, you will integrate knowledge across diverse topics in biology as you practice thinking like an animal behavior scientist. Specific topics include navigation, social behavior, parental care, mating strategies, and communication.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [BIOL182 or MB&B182] OR [BIOL196 or MB&B196] OR [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(NS&B)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
To be announced.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three exams, one term paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students not meeting the prerequisites should contact the professor.
|Instructor(s): Perks,Krista Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: SCIE189; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 50||SR major: 25||JR major: 10|| || |
|Seats Available: 20||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 10||JR non-major: 5||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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