Biology | Ethology
Z460 | 0675 | Rowland
Course format: Lecture: 8:00A-9:15A, TR, JH 248.
Requirements: Senior and graduate students only or permission of instructor.
Course description: This course gives an introduction to ethology, the
biological approach to the study of animal behavior. It surveys the study
of behavior at a variety of levels and in a broad diversity of taxa.
Required text: Manning & Dawkins "An Introduction to Animal Behavior".
Weekly assignments: See exams/papers.
Exams/papers: Three or four exams, each counting equally. Graduate students
will write a paper and present their papers orally to class. Students will
also be expected to view a number of videotapes on animal behavior. These
must be done outside normal class meeting times.