Entomology

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.

Biology of Insects, Animals & Fungi Affecting Buildings

Acquaint construction engineers with the incredible biological diversity found on Planet Earth using insects as examples and biological models. Management of building attacking and inhabiting insects, animals and fungi will be covered. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 1101 (101), 3000 (500), 4000 (500), or 4600. GE nat sci bio course. GE foundation natural sci 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, 3000, 4000, or 4600. GE nat sci bio course. GE foundation natural sci course.

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. GE nat sci bio course.

Agricultural Entomology

An exploration of insect pests that affect grain, forage, vegetable, and fruit crops, and the biological, cultural, and chemical tactics used to manage them. Prereq: 1101, 1111, 3000, 4000 or 4600. Not open to students with credit for Entomol 460.

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