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Field Mammalogy - EEB 453

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: Two lab courses in Biology.

Requirements: BS, NS, PitE and EEB distribution, Lab.

Meets: Synchronous class time M/W 1-4pm EST,

and Fridays, 1-3pm EST, Field Mammalogy and Natural History & Evolution classes will meet together, synchronously for all instructors and all students.

Instructor: Jessica Light

Course Description

They don’t call ‘em charismatic megafauna for nothing! Expect to be equal parts charmed and astounded in this introduction to the study of mammals.

Learn field methods by conducting research projects on the wild mammals of northern Michigan. These projects are designed to familiarize you with areas of active research and provide practical experience in formulating hypotheses, carrying out fieldwork, and analyzing data. Some familiarity with elementary statistics is helpful, but not necessary.