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ENTO 109
Life history and habits of the honeybee; methods of management; honey and wax production; apiary equipment; pollination; identity and control of bee diseases.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTO 115
Insect Biology Crosslisted as BIOS 115
ENTO/BIOS 116 may be taken as an optional 1 cr hour lab.
Fundamental insect biology (anatomy, development, physiology, behavior, ecology and diversity). Economic and medical importance of insects and principles of insect pest management.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENTO 200, ENTO 308, ENTO 400, FORS 411
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 4
ENTO 116
Insect Identification Crosslisted as BIOS 116
Identification of representative orders and families of insects by their anatomy, metamorphosis, habits and habitats. Sight recognition emphasized but dichotomous keys also used. Interrelation of insect and habitats stressed.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENTO 800, FORS 411
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTO 160
Current Topics in Plant Protection I Crosslisted as HORT 160, PLPT 160, AGRO 160
Microbe, insect, and weed pests of plants in agricultural, landscape, and natural ecosystems. Potential impacts of new scientific, regulatory, and international trade developments on plant pests management.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENTO 115 or equivalent introductory course
An in-depth look at how arthropods find and defend their resources, how they avoid predators, how they find mates, how they mate, and how some exist in highly ordered social settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTO 260
Current Topics in Plant Protection II Crosslisted as HORT 159, PLPT 260, AGRO 260
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Microbe, insect, and weed pests of plants in agricultural, landscape, and natural ecosystems. Potential impacts of new scientific, regulatory, and international trade developments on plant pests management.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTO 300
Toxins in the Environment Crosslisted as BIOS 300, NRES 300
Prereqs: One semester BIOS and one semester CHEM.
Introduction to the principles of toxicology as they apply to environmental contaminants, agri-chemicals, and industrial and naturally occurring chemicals.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: BIOS 101 and 101L or permission; ENTO 115 recommended.
Injurious and beneficial insects and pest management practices associated with field crop insects and mites.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing; introductory courses in entomology; and permission prior to enrolling.
P/N only. Course must be concluded with preparation of a written report.
Career experience in applied practices is provided via employment with an entomology-related agency, business or industry, research, extension, or teaching activity.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: None
A comprehensive introduction to research is covered in this course designed for, but not limited to, insect science majors preparing for their capstone experience.  Students learn about the scientific method, methodologies used to conduct research (including utilizing the library for literature searches), and the process of scientific writing and presentation.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTO 390
Current Topics in Plant Protection III Crosslisted as HORT 390, PLPT 390, AGRO 390
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Microbe, insect, and weed pests of plants in agricultural, landscape, and natural ecosystems. Potential impacts of new scientific, regulatory, and international trade developments on plant pests management.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
A faculty adviser for the area of interest must be identified prior to registering for the course.
Application and integration of the Insect Science curriculum within the context of extension and service, research, or teaching experience. A. Research Experience (1-5 cr, max 5) B. Teaching Experience (1-5 cr, max 5) C. Extension Experience (1-5 cr, max 5)
Credit Hours: 1-5
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENTO 115 or graduate standing.
Survey of orders and common families of insects with emphasis on biology, ecology, and phylogeny.  Sight recognition of major orders and families, identification of other families with keys. Insect collection required.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENTO 401/801
Prereqs: CHEM 251 or CHEM 255;12 hrs entomology or biological sciences (zoology).
Functions and other phenomena associated with the major organ systems of insects; the cuticle, nervous, circulatory, digestive, metabolism, nutrition, locomotion, reproduction, respiration, and growth and development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ENTO 402/802
Aquatic Insects Crosslisted as BIOS 485/885, NRES 402/802
Prereqs: 12 hrs biological sciences.
Biology and ecology of aquatic insects.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Web

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