May 25, 2020  
2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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BIO 218 - Ornithology


An in-depth study of the world of birds indigenous to the Northeast as well as a look at how humans have affected the survival of many avian populations. The course will cover the anatomy and physiology of birds; their habitats and behavior, including field identification of birds by sight and sounds.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  BIO 112 or BIO 200

Credits: 2
Hours
1 Lecture Hour, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Describe evolutionary adaptations of the class Aves.
2.  Describe the interrelationships between birds and their environment.
3.  Conduct visual and auditory field identifications.
4.  Analyze human impact on bird populations.



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