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Spring 2014 Semester
Apr 23, 2014
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BIOL 5547 - Sociobiology
Focuses on the biological basis for the evolution of social behavior. Incorporates ethology (animal behavior), ecology, population biology, and evolutionary theory to explain the origins and diversity of social organization in animals. Reviews studies of nonhuman animals that best illustrate evolutionary principles and theories. Reviews information on human behavior where applicable and studies it within an evolutionary perspective. Through practical and theoretical assignments, helps students understand research in the areas of ethology and sociobiology, and provides them with novel tools to interpret the natural world around them in a very different way. Prereq. (a) BIOL 2301 and junior or senior standing or (b) graduate standing.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Biology Department

Course Attributes:
GS College of Science

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
      Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Junior
      Senior
      Graduate

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level BIOL 2301 Minimum Grade of D- or Graduate Admission REQ

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