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Course Catalog 2005-2006 
Course Catalog 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 215 - Ornithology

3 NS
Second Semester. 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.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: BIOL 118 or BIOL 120. Consent of instructor required.
Enrollment Limit: 24.
Mr. Tarvin

Credits: 3 hours

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