Courses & Programs

Animal Behavior [E]

COURSE CODE: BIO 223

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: BIO 104 or BIO 108 or BIO 120 or VET 133

The course will emphasize the evolution and mechanisms of behavior in the animal kingdom. Topics covered may include the history and approaches to animal behavior; behavioral genetics; the nervous system and hormones; and their role in behavior; development of behavior; communication; migration and orientation; habitat selection and foraging behavior; conflict and social behavior; mating systems and parental care. Prerequisites: BIO 104 or BIO 108 or BIO 120 or VET 133