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Entomology (ENT)

ENT 402W (VB SC 402W) Biology of Animal Parasites (3) An introduction to animal parasitology. Emphasizes placed on host/parasite interactions, parasites of zoonotic importance, control programs and taxonomy.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: BIOL 110  

ENT 410 Insect Structure and Function (3) Integrated physiology and anatomy of insects; emphasis on unique adaptations, genetic regulation of development, insects as model systems, environmental physiology.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: BIOL 110, BIOL 220W, BIOL 230W, BIOL 240W  

ENT 420 Introduction to Population Dynamics (3) Principles of population regulation, demographic analysis, modeling of dynamic processes are discussed; laboratories involve the exploration of population growth models.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: BIOL 110, BIOL 220W  

ENT 424 Sensory Biology of Insects (3) This course provides students an understanding of insect sensory systems contributing to behaviors performed for survival and reproduction.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 110  

ENT 425 Freshwater Entomology (3) Collection and identification of insects and other arthropods in freshwater ecosystems; field study of habitats.
Effective: Fall 2000
 

ENT 430 (B M B 430, BIOL 430) Developmental Biology (3) Molecular and genetic analyses of mechanisms involved in differentiation and determination in biological systems.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: BIOL 222;B M B 252 orBIOL 230W  

ENT 432 Insect Biodiversity and Evolution (4) In this course students learn insect taxonomy, evolutionary history, collection and preservation techniques, morphology, fossils, and natural history.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: ENT 313  

ENT 445 Evolution of Insect Societies (3) Basic principles of Darwinian theory and their application to understanding the evolution of complex social behavior in insects are addressed.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 or equivalent  

ENT 450 Medical Entomology (3) Transmission of human and animal pathogens by insects, mites and ticks, including emergent pathogens, envenomization, and forensic entomology
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: ENT 313 orBIOL 011 andBIOL 012 orBIOL 110 orBIOL 220W  

ENT 457 (AGECO 457) Principles of Integrated Pest Management (3) Integrated study of pest complexes and their management, emphasizing ecological principles drawing on examples from a range of agricultural, forestry and urban systems. This course is designed for sixth, seventh, and eighth semester students and graduate students.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: Must take two or more of the following:ENT 313, PPEM 405, PPEM 318 orHORT 238  

ENT 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENT 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENT 518 Insect Natural History (2) Experiential learning in field ecology highlighting insect dynamics, diversity and adaptations in terrestrial and aquatic systems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: one of the following courses:ENT 425, ENT 402W orENT 410, BIOL 436, BIOL 446 orECLGY 510  

ENT 520 Frontiers in Insect Science (4) This graduate course is designed to provide an overview of the diversity of subjects that fall within the subject of entomology.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

ENT 522 Critical Thinking and Professional Development in Entomology (6) This is a required coruse for Entomology graduate students focusing on developing the professional skills needed for a successful career in basic or applied research.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

ENT 530 Seminar in Insect Science (1 per semester/maximum of 4) Seminar in insect science. Topics range from insect phys & immunology to chemical ecology & epidemiology.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:ENT 520  

ENT 535 Statistical Techniques in Entomology (3) Research methods course covering experimental design and analysis in entomology, ecology, and the agricultural science.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

ENT 539 Chemical Ecology of Insects (3) Interactions of insects with environmental chemicals, including natural and synthetic compounds; host finding and other behavior modifying cues.
Effective: Spring 1986
 

ENT 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ENT 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ENT 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ENT 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENT 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENT 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised experience in development of instructional materials, organizing and conducting lectures, laboratories, and evaluating students in Entomology courses (1-599).
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENT 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

ENT 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENT 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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