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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BIOL 405 - Entomology

Common Course Number & Description
An introduction to the general biology and classification of insects.  Course emphasis placed on taxonomy, methods of identification, and ecological role of insects.  Students will become familiar with basic insect anatomy and morphology, classification of the order level with exemplary families that include Taxa of agricultural or environmental interest, and acquire an ability to sight recognize particular species that have agricultural, environmental, wildlife, and human/livestock health importance.  Field trips and a collection are required.
PreRequisite: BIOL-151 & BIOL-153; or BIOL-161, BIOL-162, BIOL -163 & BIOL-164; or BIOL-151, BIOL-163 & BIOL-164; or BIOL-153, BIOL-161 & BIOL-162.
3 semester hours