Entomology

Insect Morphology

A classical course that surveys the external and internal morphology of insects. Dissection techniques, making biological illustrations and histochemical techniques are also covered. Prereq: 3000 (500), or 4000 (500), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 623.

Human Health Entomology

An overview of arthropod-related epidemiology will examine the role for insects and acarines in direct causation of disease and the transmission of parasites; students will identify practices that promote the emergence of vector-borne diseases. Prereq: 1101 (101), 1111, 3000 (500), 4000 (500), or 4600 (460 or 462).

Field Insect Taxonomy

This is a traditional entomology 'collect, preserve and identify' course. It is designed for majors, minors and plant health care students to become more fluent in their identification skills using taxonomic keys and performing biodiversity studies. Prereq: 1101 (101), 1111, 3000 (500), 4000 (500), or 4600 (460 or 462), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for Entomol 621.

Honors Research with Distinction

Conducting and reporting Honors research with distinction. Students are expected to present at the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum and the University's Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. Completion of online Honors Research Workshop required prior to enrollment. Prereq: Honors standing, and CPHR 3.40 or above, and GPA 3.40 or above in major, and permission of honors project supervisor. This course is graded S/U.

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