Course Descriptions

BIOL 59200 Evolution of Behavior Next offered Spring 2019

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 3.0

Prerequisites:

None

Description:

 This is an alternating year course, next offered Spring 2019

An investigation of behaviors as adaptations: specializations of sensory and motor mechanisms involved in behavior; animal communication systems; behavioral ecology; patterns of social behavior as solutions to ecological problems, such as predator avoidance and resource exploitation. Emphasis will be on theoretical principles; examples will be broadly comparative, ranging from microorganisms to mammals. 

Instructor(s):
JEFFREY LUCAS
ESTEBAN FERNANDEZ- JURICIC

E-mail:
jlucas@purdue.edu ; efernan@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

check current text list

Notes:

This is an alternate year course. Next taught Spring 2019



Course Format:

CRN

Sec

Type

Days

Time

Location

10591

001

Lec

MWF

 11:30-12:20  LILY G420



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