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BIOL 317  BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY

Human and nonhuman behavior in an ecological context. Contribution of individual behaviors to survival and reproductive success; costs and benefits of living in groups; transfer of information under different conditions; competition vs cooperation; effects of environmental change on mating systems, foraging, and helping of kin; hunter-gatherer life styles compared with those of modern industrial societies; ecological effects of human life styles.

Credits:  3

Prerequisites:

  • BIOL 111 (with a min grade of C-)
  • AND  BIOL 112 (with a min grade of C-)
  • AND  BIOL 202 (with a min grade of C-)
  •   OR  BIOL 201 (with a min grade of C-)
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    Course Notes:

    & 9SH PSYC or equiv.