BIONB 2210

BIONB 2210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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)
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 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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Six Week Summer.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1030BIONB 2210  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This Online 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

  •  1032BIONB 2210  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This Online 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