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

Add to Portfolio

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
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.

Add to Portfolio