489--Animal Movement (3 cr)

Prerequisites: Grade C or better in BIOL 151 or 161H AND BIOL 152 or 162H

In this course we will investigate the integrative biology of animal movement, with in depth investigations into migration. We will begin by characterizing animal movements and locomotory styles among various taxa of animals and we will investigate the origins, underlying physiology, energetics, biomechanics, and ecology of complex animal movements.

Offered Fall Semesters Only

Biology Core Requirement Area: 
Physiology
Plant requirement: 
No
Lab Requirement: 
No
General Education Requirement: 
No