Ornithology

Course Type: 
BIO
Code: 
6720
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
4
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

This class is an introduction to the world of birds. We will cover the whole range of scales important to any organism from genetics that underlie evolution and phylogeny to global ecology and conservation. You will be 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, and study design.

Corequisites: 

BIO6720L

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.