Five College Consortium

Biology of Cetaceans

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Biological Sciences
Course Number: 
321BC
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course provides an introduction to the evolution, life history, adaptations, ecology, social structure, behavior, and conservation of cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises). Seminars are discussion-based and will consist of student presentations of pertinent scientific journal articles followed by group discussions of reading materials. Evaluation will be based on group presentations, participation in discussions, and quiz grades (on reading materials). Additionally, students will write a final literature review paper on a topic related to cetaceans of their choosing.
Comments: 
Prereq: BIOL-223, BIOL-226, or BIOL-335.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
103157

Course Sections

Biology of Cetaceans
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Dara Orbach dorbach@mtholyoke.edu M 07:00PM-09:50PM Clapp Laboratory 225