BIO-130: Evolution and Behavior

WebAdvisor Title
Evolution and Behavior

Catalog Info

Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours
4.00
Course Description

Introduces principles of evolution and animal behavior (including human). Considers genetic, physiological, and evolutionary explanations of behaviors. Topics include evolution and natural selection, genetic inheritance, DNA structure and function, basic cell structure and function, innate behaviors, learning, motivation, communication, aggression, sexual behavior, territoriality, play, vestigial behaviors, selfishness, and altruism.

Pre-requisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies MTA Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies the following General Education Outcomes
Category 6.1: Natural Sciences