Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 5601

Comparative Psychology

Research on animal behavior by psychologists and ethologist; behavioral differences between species; emphasis on evolutionary and adaptive significance of the mechanisms underlying behavior.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H), 2300, and 3313(H).

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy

Psychology Major:


Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Biological Bases of Behavior

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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