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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
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BIO 362 - Animal Behavior


Cross-Listed with: PSYCH 362 
Prerequisites: PSYCH 100 , BIO 103 , and BIO 104  or NATSC 103 ; or consent of instructor
Fulfills a course requirement in the Biology Core Concentration
Proseminar course.
Emphasizes common challenges that various species face. The mechanisms responsible for behavior, including sensory receptors, filters, neurobiology and the endocrine system are discussed. The development of behavior, as well as behavior genetics and evolution are examined. Students then focus on communication and adaptations for survival, and social organization in animal groups. Students present the results of a literature search.

3 credits
Fall, Spring



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