Ornithology

Course Type: 
BIO
Code: 
4720
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
4
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Introduction to the world of birds. Covers a range of scales from genetics that underlie evolution and phylogeny to global ecology and conservation. Students are introduced to diversity, form and function, physiology, behavior, life history, ecology and conservation of birds. Lectures are paired with labs that add hands on experience in bird research. We will work on bird identification by sound and sight.

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level BIO 2310 Minimum Grade of C

Corequisites: 

BIO4720L

Restrictions: 
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications: Freshman, Sophomore.