(PWS-Bio) Ornithology

(PWS-Bio) Ornithology
Avian systematics, evolution, distribution, identification, and natural history.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBio 100 or Bio 130 or PDBio 120 or PWS 100 or equivalent or instructor's consent.
 NoteOne three-day field trip required.
 ProgramsContaining PWS 446
Course Outcomes


Define ornithology and what it encompasses.

Global Diversity

Discuss the global diversity of birds in both form and function

Bird Evolution

Articulate the current thinking regarding the evolution of birds.

North American Birds

Identify 200 birds common to western North America.