Aug 18, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PRIM 518 - Monkeys of Asia and Africa

An overview of Old World monkeys’ evolution, ecology, and behavior in wild and captive settings. Focuses on species ranging in Africa and Asia. ANTH 418 and PRIM 518 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered on even numbered years (Winter).

Prerequisite: PRIM 506.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Examine the physical morphology, geographic distributions, and evolutionary histories of African and Asian monkeys. (UG/G)
  • Compare/contrast the ecological and social aspects of Old World monkey species and examine how ecology, sociality, and behavior are interrelated. (UG/G)
  • Organize and summarize the current research on Old World monkey biology, behavior, ecology, and evolution. (UG/G)
  • Evaluate the conservation status of endangered Old World monkeys. (UG/G)
  • Evaluate the human-Old World monkey relationship in the wild, the issues that accompany field research, and the influence of anthropogenic effects on wild populations (e.g., logging or the bushmeat trade). (G)

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Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations Ellensburg

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