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ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 405 - Animal Behavior

4.00 credit hours
Behavioral mechanisms of animals as they interact with their environment, including topics such as development of behavior, learning and motivation, communication, mating systems, sexual reproduction, aggression, orientation and navigation and habitat selection. Examines physiological, evolutionary and ecological aspects of behavior with extensive use of the primary scientific literature. Issues in research ethics and scientific leadership are discussed, including core values of science, ethical standards of conduct and peer review as well as a focus on the ethics of animal research. Laboratory required: independent animal behavior project. Research course.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 302  or BIO 310 .
ACR: Leadership, Ethics and Values.

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