BIONB 2210

BIONB 2210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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

When Offered Fall, Summer.

Permission Note Priority given to: students studying Neurobiology and Behavior. Not open to: freshmen.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS, BIO-AS)

Comments May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. Four credit option required of students in Neurobiology and Behavior program of study.

Outcomes
  • To develop your awareness of, and curiosity about, the diversity of natural history and the exciting puzzles raised by the behavior of 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 compare the social systems of different species and to understand how the study of behavior is relevant to your other courses, to your own life, and to the world around you.
  • To learn to read, interpret and critically evaluate scientific discoveries communicated through the primary, peer-reviewed literature.

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1215 BIONB 2210   LEC 001

    • MWF Uris Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dietz, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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. Enrollment limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc. Four-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Three credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week and writing assignments.

Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1216 BIONB 2210   LEC 002

    • MWF Uris Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dietz, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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. Enrollment limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc. Four-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Three credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week and writing assignments.

  •  1217 BIONB 2210   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1218 BIONB 2210   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2426 BIONB 2210   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2427 BIONB 2210   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2626 BIONB 2210   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2428 BIONB 2210   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2627 BIONB 2210   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2429 BIONB 2210   DIS 208

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2430 BIONB 2210   DIS 209

    • W Ives Hall 108
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dietz, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2628 BIONB 2210   DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: In Person