Entomology

Individual Studies

Individual work in the field of entomology, involving laboratory, field, or library studies, appropriate for the student's needs. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 6 completions. This course is graded S/U.

Internship Experiences in Entomology

Ten or more weeks of an individualized experiential learning opportunity designed to link theoretical classroom knowledge with practical field application or research experience in an ongoing research environment. Prereq: 3000 (500) or 4000 (500), and an additional Entmlgy course at the 3000 (300) level or above, and Soph standing or above, and permission of advisor. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 2 completions. This course is graded S/U.

General Entomology

Introduction to the study of insects. Serves both as a single, concise exposure to the subject and as a foundation for more advanced work in entomology. Prereq: Biology 1114 (114) or 1115H (115H). Not open to students with credit for 3000 or Entomol 500.

Social Insects

Three hour general education course. Exploration of biological factors that permit ants, bees, wasps, and termites to maintain large and complex societies. Includes lecture and recitation. Prereq: Entmlgy 1101 (101) or Biology 1101 (101), or equiv. Not open to students with credit for Entmlgy 4440H (Entomol 444H) or Entomol 333. GE nat sci bio course.

Beekeeping

This class presents general information on the biology, behavior and management of honey bee colonies, including pollination behavior and simple honey processing.

Insects and Human Affairs: Pests, Plagues, Poisons and Politics

Insects are a daily fact of life, exerting major influence on human affairs over the course of history. The course analyses the extensive and sometimes uncomfortable relationships between insects and humans, including historical roots of insect/human interactions, impact of insects on development of scientific thought, use of insects as experimental models in drug design and military applications. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 102. GE nat sci bio course.

Insect Biology

Acquaints people with the incredible biological diversity represented by the largest group of living animals, the insects. Insects will be used to illustrate important biological principles and functions as well as the scientific process. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 1111 (101), 3000 (500), 4000 (500), or 4600. GE nat sci bio course.

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