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Graduate Courses

631. Integrated Pest Management. 3 cr. The principles embodied in the implementation of multifaceted tactics designed to manage pest populations successfully. Offered Spring, odd years.

670. Insect Ecology. 3 cr.  This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of ecology as they relate to insects.  We will emphasize how ecological principles help inform other many areas of applied and basic entomological research. Offered spring, odd years.

741. Insect-Plant Interactions. 3 cr. Insect-plant interactions are a key feature of the terrestrial ecology of our planet. The course will cover plant interactions with both herbivores and pollinators, and will emphasize the behavioral mechanisms insects use to exploit plants. Offered Spring, even years.

742. Quantitative Biology. 3 cr. Introduction to statistical techniques used to analyze exological data sets in applied and basic research settings.

750. Systematic Entomology. 5 cr. Introduction to systematic methods and principles, identification of common families of insects. Offered fall, even years.

751. Immature Insects. 3 cr. Characteristics of the immature forms of the orders and principal families of insects. Offered fall, odd years.

760. Insect Structure. 4 cr. Structure and function of insect anatomy. The development of adult form from embryonic and larval precursors during growth and metamorphosis, evolutionary development of insect structures. Offered fall, odd years.

761. Insect Physiology. 4 cr. Function of major insect organ systems and metabolism, growth, and molting of insects. Offered spring, odd years.

765. Biological Control of Insects and Weeds. 3 cr. The natrual or applied regulation of pests by predaceous and parasitic insects and pathogens.

770. Writing a Literature Review. 3 cr. Explore how and why to create a scientific literature review in this writing intensive class. Hands-on exercises will help you improve scientific writing, peer-review, and self-assessment while working throughout the semester to create your own review. Offered Fall, odd years.

The following variable credit courses are also offered:

790. Seminar
696/796. Special Topics
793. Individual Study/Tutorial
795. Field Experience
798. Masters Thesis
799. Doctoral Thesis

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