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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
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BIOL 215 - Ornithology

Next Offered: 2009-10
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 NS

This course will present birds both as a unique group and as representative of vertebrates. The course will emphasize adaptation, ecology, and behavior of birds, and introduce students to methods used in modern ornithology. We also will consider current views of the systematic relationships among living birds, and the evolutionary history of birds, including the debate regarding their origin in relation to dinosaurs. Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 24.
Instructor: K. Tarvin
Prerequisites & Notes
Any one of the following: Bio 100, Bio 102, Bio 118, Bio 120, or an AP score of 5. Consent of instructor required.


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