Animal Behavior [E]

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


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040