BIO-130: Evolution and Behavior

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Evolution and Behavior
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
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.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122