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Animal Behavior: Evolution, Ecology & Social Behavior

BIOL301

Description

Animal behavior is an exciting and fascinating scientific discipline. In this course, students will study why animals behave as they do. Students will also have to discard many of their former ideas about animal behavior. Students will discover that most species do not see, hear, smell, or experience the world as we do. Animal behavior is the scientific study of everything animals do, whether the animals are single-celled organisms, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, or mammals. In this course, you will investigate the relationships between animals and their physical environment as well as between other organisms, and you will study how animals find and defend resources, avoid predators, choose mates and reproduce, and care for their young.
Pre Reqs:
BIOL-103 DE BIOLOGY: FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE
OR
BIOL-105 DE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, ECOLOGY, & EVOLUTION
OR
BI-1114 2012 BIOLOGY: DIVERSITY OF LIFE

Dates

Nov 16, 2020 — Dec 20, 2020

Apr 5, 2021 — May 9, 2021

Location

Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410

What students are saying

“The discussion boards were very interesting. This is my first time doing an online course, so I found the discussions to be helpful in learning the material for the week, and they kept me interested and invested in the course.”

“The discussion posts and interaction with peers really contributes to the class, and the Prof was very involved in the discussions making sure we were thinking deeper into the subjects.”

Students in ANIMAL BEHAVIOR: EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & SOCIAL BEHAVIOR