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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Jan 20, 2018
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

BIOL 030. Animal Behavior

This course will focus on the mechanistic basis, functional consequences, evolutionary history and development of animal behavior. We will explore the conceptual roots of ethology and the current state of the art. Bi-monthly journal clubs introduce students to the primary literature. Lab and field component combines descriptive and experimental approaches to studying behavior and class-wide projects offer an opportunity to discover new knowledge in this field. Course content emphasizes statistical and quantitative methods.
Prerequisite: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002 or equivalent. 
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
Lab required.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Baugh.
Catalog chapter: Biology  
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Check the Spring 2018 Schedule of Courses