Critical review of theories of ethology, sociobiology; social and interspecific behavior, communication, and evolutionary theory. Lab optional. Pre: graduate standing.
Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master’s Plan B or C candidate and consent.
Teaching internship in zoology. Required of ZOOL BS degree students. ZOOL BS majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: laboratory in an upper division ZOOL course.
Reports on research, reviews of literature, or research experience. Required of students majoring in zoology or entomology. (B) general zoology; (D) animal behavior; (E) ecology; (F) physiology; (G) developmental biology; (H) marine biology. Repeatable 2 times per alpha, credits earned for 3 credits only. Pre: 306 or equivalent or consent for (D).
Distribution of plants and animals and processes that cause, maintain, and modify them. Approach is synthetic and dynamic. Pre: BIOL 172. DB
Process of evolution: genetic basis, natural selection, population genetics, speciation, the fossil record. Pre: BIOL 171 and BIOL 172. Recommended: a BIOL or ZOOL course at 300 or 400 level. DB
(2 3-hr Lab) Pre: BIOL 172 and CHEM 161, or consent. Co-requisite: 475. DY
Body plans, development, cellular construction, physiological integration, natural history, and ecology of invertebrate animals. Emphasis on marine species, especially local ones. Pre: BIOL 172 and CHEM 161, or consent. Co-requisite: 475L. DB
(1 3-hr Lab) Experimental and descriptive field projects on the biology, chemistry, hydrology, and physics of lakes, streams, and estuaries. Pre: BIOL 172 or consent. Co-requisite: 470. (Alt. years) DY
Biology, physics, chemistry of lakes, streams, estuaries. Pre: BIOL 172 or consent. Co-requisite: 470L. DB