BIONB 2210

BIONB 2210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

General introduction to the field of animal behavior. Topics include evolution and behavior, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, chemical ecology, communication, orientation and navigation, and hormonal mechanisms of behavior. BioNB2210 website

When Offered Fall, summer.

Permission Note Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen.  May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. Enrollment limited to: 15 students per 4-credit disc. Enrollment limited to: 12 students in 5-credit option.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses.

Distribution Category (PBS)
Satisfies Requirement Four or 5 credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study.

Comments Three credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week; 5 credits with one or two disc per week and participation in Writing in the Majors program; students may not preregister for 5-credit option; interested students complete application form on first day of class. The 5-credit writing section is not offered in the summer.

Outcomes
  • To acquire a greater awareness of, and curiosity about, your own behavior and the behavior of other living things.
  • To gain mastery at asking and answering questions about the mechanisms and evolution of behavior by performing observations, generating hypotheses, deriving predictions, and developing tests to investigate the causes of behavior.
  • To appreciate the similarities and differences between the behaviors of humans and non-human animals, and to understand how the study of behavior is relevant to your other courses, to your own life, and to the world around you.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1479BIONB 2210  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen. May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. 3 credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week; 5 credits with one or two disc per week and participation in Writing in the Majors program; 4- or 5-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc (contact lmm8 to choose disc section). Limited to 12 students in 5-credit option (students may not preregister for 5-credit option; interested students complete application form on first day of class).

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1480BIONB 2210  LEC 002

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  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen. May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. 3 credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week; 5 credits with one or two disc per week and participation in Writing in the Majors program; 4- or 5-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc (contact lmm8 to choose disc section). Limited to 12 students in 5-credit option (students may not preregister for 5-credit option; interested students complete application form on first day of class).

  •  1482BIONB 2210  DIS 201

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  •  1483BIONB 2210  DIS 202

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  • 18077BIONB 2210  DIS 203

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  • 18078BIONB 2210  DIS 204

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  • 18079BIONB 2210  DIS 205

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  • 18080BIONB 2210  DIS 206

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  • 18081BIONB 2210  DIS 207

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  • 18083BIONB 2210  DIS 209

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  • 18084BIONB 2210  DIS 210

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1481BIONB 2210  LEC 003

  •  
  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen. May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. 3 credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week; 5 credits with one or two disc per week and participation in Writing in the Majors program; 4- or 5-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc (contact lmm8 to choose disc section). Limited to 12 students in 5-credit option (students may not preregister for 5-credit option; interested students complete application form on first day of class).

  • 18085BIONB 2210  DIS 211

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