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Ornithology
ORNITHOL/LAB
CLASS CODE: BIO 446 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $25.00
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: In depth study of avian (bird) biology systematics, distribution, evolution and natural history. At least one field trip required.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Basic characteristics of birds
Evolutionary relationships of birds
Form and function
Ecology of birds
Behavior of birds
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Provide students with a comprehensive over view to the principles of ornithology in a manner that is compatible with the mission of the University.
REQUIREMENTS: At least one field trip will be required
PREREQUISITES: Students should have completed a general education biology course
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001