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Entomology (ENT)

ENT 202 (GN) The Insect Connection (3) An introduction to the diversity of insects and the ways in which they interact with humans and impact our world.
Effective: Summer 1998
 

ENT 222 (GN) Honey Bees and Humans (3) This course explores the unique biology and behavior of bees, examining our relationship with them through time and across cultures.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

ENT 296 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 297 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 313 Introduction to Entomology (2) Introduction to basic entomology, covering insect diversity, identification, structure and function, and principles of management.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits of natural science  

ENT 314 Management of Insect Pests of Ornamentals (1) Diagnosis and management of insect pests on shrubs and trees in the landscape or production nursery.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: ENT 313  

ENT 316 Field Crops Entomology (1) Laboratory-based approach to identification and management of insect pests of agronomic crops.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: ENT 313  

ENT 317 Turfgrass Insect Pest Management (3) Introduction to entomology and management of insect pests of cool- and warm- season turfgrass.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: TURF 235, CHEM 101 orCHEM 110  

ENT 395 Internship (10-12) Supervised field experience and study related to the student's major professional interest. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1984
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by department; cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher; 6 credits of entomology; at least fourth-semester standing  

ENT 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

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
 

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