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BISC 6211 : Biogeography/Coevolution
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
Animal Behavior
Animal Behavior
Fall 2017
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BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126; or permission of the instructor

Adam Smith, John Lill, Felix, and Susi Zajitschek
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An evolutionary approach to the study of animal behavior, emphasizing behavioral ecology and sociobiology.
1. Be able to understand animal behavior as a product of the animals’ environment and evolutionary history 2. Understand how animals interact with other individuals of their own species, other species, and their external environment. 3. Appreciate the vast diversity of behaviors that animals are capable of. 4. Leave the course with a clear understanding of hypotheses, predictions, and experiments, and an ability to evaluate scientific claims based on data. 5. Be able to read the primary literature to understand where data come from.
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