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BIOL 633 - Ornithology

(3 units)
Origins, evolution, taxonomy, biogeography, morphology, physiology, behavior and ecology of birds.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate knowledge of avian morphology, physiology, evolution and ecology in a series of in-class objective exams.
2. develop critical thinking skills by understanding the relationships between bird structure, function and evolutionary history.
3. develop their scientific writing skills in a series of take-home essays while demonstrating their understanding of specific topics in avian biology.
4. synthesize orally or in writing as assessed by a presentation and/or written report significance of current topic as presented in this course.


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