BI 428 Behavioral Ecology 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall semester of odd years
  • Prerequisites: BI 210, BI 312 and BI 315, junior standing or instructor’s permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2008 - 2009 Undergraduate Bulletin
Behavior, just like any phenotype, is shaped by selection associated with various environments and ecological interactions. Course considers the diversity of behavior exhibited in natural populations, how it evolves under various ecological conditions and approaches to testing hypotheses about behavioral evolution and adaptive functions.