What makes animals tick? EEMB 5548 Sociobiology - open seats in Fall
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.
Fall semester 2017
MWR 10:30 - 11:35
Sunday, September 10