Aug 15, 2020  
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BIOL 453 - Ornithology


4 Credits
This senior capstone course is designed to show mastery of writing scientific reports, using CSE formatting, demonstrating your ability to design experiments, collaborate effectively and efficiently, and integrate your prior knowledge into new areas. Other course goals are to learn about avian life, analyze large databases from multiple perspectives, and to evaluate your own thinking processes through reflection (metacongnition). This course subject material will introduce you to the basic biology and taxonomy of birds, familiarize you with the identification of the local avifuana, introduce you to techniques used to study birds, and learn why they are important to humans and ecosystems. (5 hours of lecture and lab) (LAS) (SI) (Core:Science)
Prerequisite(s): All 100 and 200 level required biology courses need to be completed before students can take their capstone course.



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