ENTOMOLOGY • ENTM

2001 Insects in the Environment (3) FPrereq.: BIOL 1201, 1208; and either BIOL 1402 or BIOL 1502; or BIOL 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004; or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Insect recognition, classification, and life cycles; factors affecting insect diversity and abundance; interactions between insects and the natural environment.

2050 Introduction to Pest Management (4)See PLHL 2050.

3000 Pest Management Internship (3) SuSee PLHL 3000.

3002 Pest Management Seminar (3) FSee PLHL 3002.

4001 Household and Structural Pests (3) F-EPrereq.: ENTM 2001. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Recognition, biology, and management of pests found in structures.

4005 Insect Taxonomy (4) S-OPrereq.: ENTM 2001. 2 hrs. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. A collection is required. Identification, nomenclature, phylogenetic relationships, and life histories of insects at the family level.

4006 Fundamentals of Applied Entomology (3) SPrereq.: ENTM 2001 or ENTM/PLHL 2050 or consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles and
methodology of managing insect pests; emphasis on field crops insect pest management; interdisciplinary perspective.

4007 Forensic Entomology (3) S-O2hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. No entomology training necessary. Determining the succession and species composition of necrophilous
insects and other arthropods on carcasses; estimate time of death using insects; learning investigative procedures used by police and wildlife officers in human and animal deaths; review of case studies from crime scene to courtroom.

4011 Biology and Management of the Honey Bee (3) S-EPrereq.: BIOL 1201, 1208 and either BIOL 1402 or BIOL 1502; or BIOL 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004 or consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Behavior, genetics, pollination, pathology, and practical management of honey bees for agricultural and scientific purposes.

4012 Fundamentals of Horticultural Entomology (3) SPrereq.: ENTM 2001. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles of insect control; recognition of major pest species of insects and mites and their injury to horticultural plants; economic and aesthetic injury thresholds; methods of control, including identification and utilization of beneficial species.

4015 Conservation Biology (3) FPrereq.: 11 sem. hrs. biological sciences; genetics recommended. Same as BIOL 4015. Evolutionary ecology principles relevant to
conservation; origin and threats to biodiversity; conservation biology theory and practice.

4016 Introduction to Insect Physiology (3) S-EPrereq.: 12 hrs. of ENTM or biological sciences; 1 yr. of organic chemistry or biochemistry. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Also offered as BIOL 4016. Basic functions of insects; principles of physiology, including metabolism, growth, development, and chemical communication systems.

4018 Forest Insects and Diseases (4) FPrereq.: BIOL 1502, 1509; or BIOL 1402; or BIOL 1201, 1208. Also offered as PLHL 4018. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. One day-long field trip. Identification, ecology, epidemiology, and control of forest insects and diseases.

4099 Undergraduate Entomological Research (1-3) F,S,SuPrereq: ENTM 2001 or 2050 or 4018 or equivalent. Not for graduate credit. May be taken for a max. of 4 hrs. of credit. Supervised entomological research in a laboratory or field setting; data collection and interpretation of results.

4100 Insect Behavior (3) F-OPrereq.: ENTM 2001, 2050, or consent of instructor. Current and classical concepts in behavioral theory; communication systems; stimuli orientation, social interaction; aspects of insect control using behavior modification.

4199 Special Topics in Entomology (1-3) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Lab/field trip may be
required. Subjects not covered in other entomology courses.

7002 Plant Resistance to Arthropods (4) F-OPrereq.: consent of instructor. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Detailed examination of the mechanistic basis of plant-insect
interactions, with special reference to host-plant resistance in agricultural systems; integrates relevant concepts from diverse fields including insect physiology, plant
physiology, plant biochemistry, and ecology; evaluation of the current theoretical basis for research in plant-insect interactions; laboratory demonstrations and exercises emphasize the techniques used in host-plant resistance research.

7003 Medical/Veterinary Entomology (4) F-EPrereq.: ENTM 2001 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Relationship of insects and other arthropods to human and animal health.

7005 Classification of Immature Forms of Insects (3) S-OPrereq.: ENTM 4005 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab.

7007 Seminar in Entomology (1) F,SMay be repeated for credit. 1 sem. hr. of credit required for each graduate degree in entomology.

7008 Special Topics in Entomology (1-3) F,S,SuPrereq.: consent of department head. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit when topics vary. Lectures and/or labs on advanced topics in entomology not covered in other entomology courses.

7014 Insect Morphology and Phylogeny (3) F-OPrereq.: 6 sem. hrs. of 4000-level entomology courses or equivalent, or consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Comparative morphology of insects with a conceptual emphasis on understanding the evolutionary relationships among major lineages.

7015 Biological Control (4) S-EPrereq.: ENTM 2001 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Practice and theory of biological control of insect pests and weeds;
noninfectious and infectious diseases of insects; etiology, infection processes, pathogenesis, and host responses.

7017 Introduction to Insecticide Toxicology (3) F-EPrereq.: organic chemistry or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Principles of toxicology as they relate to
insecticides; bioassays, risk assessment, mode of action, pharmacokinetics, insecticide resistance and selectivity.

7080 Population Ecology (3)See BIOL 7080.

7946 Seminar: Current Topics in Molecular Evolution (1)See BIOL 7946.

7979 Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach (1-8)See BIOL 7979.

8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.)"S"/"U" grading.

8900 Research Problems (1-4 per sem.)Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit.

9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem.)"S"/"U" grading.