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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
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. Enrollment limited to: 15 students per 4-credit disc.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses.
Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS)
Satisfies Requirement Four-credit option required of students in Neurobiology and Behavior program of study.
Comments May be taken independently of BIONB 2220.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.
Six Week Summer. Choose one lecture and one discussion.
Credits and Grading Basis
3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2020
Instruction Mode: Online
This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2901
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