This course is an introduction to the basic principles underlying the behavior of animals. Students will gain an understanding of the mechanisms and evolutionary causes that drive behaviors observed in all types of animals (insects, fish, birds, and mammals). Upon completing this course, students will have acquired experiences in observing and recording animal behaviors through laboratory- and field-based studies.
Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week for one semester. Four credits.
Prerequisite(s):BI 103 - BI 104 or equivalent as determined by Department Chair.