ZOO 207 Animal Behavior

3 Credit Hours • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Provides a brief history of ethology, forms of animal communication, the sensory world of animals, programmed vs. learned behavior, navigation, and mating behaviors. Students will be given an in-depth look at how animal behavior is affected by a zoo environment and how to correct stereotypic behaviors that are often seen in captive animals.