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Biology (BIOL)

Faculty of Science
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

BIOL 3804 [0.5 credit]

Social Evolution

Diversity in social behaviour from evolutionary and ecological perspectives. Topics include ecological determinants of social living, social networks, social foraging, inclusive fitness, kin selection, altruism, cooperation, and mating systems and strategies.
Prerequisites: BIOL 2001 and BIOL 2600, or permission of the Department.
Lectures: three hours a week.

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