ENTO109
Beekeeping

Description: Life history and habits of the honeybee; methods of management; honey and wax production; apiary equipment; pollination; identity and control of bee diseases.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

ENTO115
Insect BiologyCrosslisted with BIOS 115

Description: 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 400; FORS 411

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

ENTO116
Insect IdentificationCrosslisted with BIOS 116

Description: 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: FORS 411

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

ENTO200
Behavior of Arthropods

Prerequisites: ENTO 115 or equivalent introductory course

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO300
Toxins in the EnvironmentCrosslisted with BIOS 300, NRES 300

Prerequisites: One semester BIOS and one semester CHEM

Description: Introduction to the principles of toxicology as they apply to environmental contaminants, agri-chemicals, and industrial and naturally occurring chemicals.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO308
Management of Field Crop Insects

Prerequisites: BIOS 101 and 101L or permission; ENTO 115 recommended

Description: Injurious and beneficial insects and pest management practices associated with field crop insects and mites.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO309
Career Experience

Prerequisites: Junior standing; introductory courses in entomology; and permission prior to enrolling

Course must be concluded with preparation of a written report. P/N only.

Description: Career experience in applied practices is provided via employment with an entomology-related agency, business or industry, research, extension, or teaching activity.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ENTO315
Undergraduate Research Seminar

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

ENTO395
Experiential Learning for Career Development in Insect Science

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

A faculty adviser for the area of interest must be identified prior to registering for the course.

Description: Application and integration of the Insect Science curriculum within the context of extension and service, research, or teaching experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

ENTO395A
Experiential Learning for Career Development in Insect Science Research Experience

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

A faculty adviser for the area of interest must be identified prior to registering for the course.

Description: Application and integration of the Insect Science curriculum within the context of extension and service, research, or teaching experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

ENTO395B
Experiential Learning for Career Development in Insect Science Teaching Experience

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

A faculty adviser for the area of interest must be identified prior to registering for the course.

Description: Application and integration of the Insect Science curriculum within the context of extension and service, research, or teaching experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

ENTO395C
Experiential Learning for Career Development in Insect Science Extension Experience

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

A faculty adviser for the area of interest must be identified prior to registering for the course.

Description: Application and integration of the Insect Science curriculum within the context of extension and service, research, or teaching experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

ENTO400
Biology and Classification of Insects

Prerequisites: ENTO 115 or graduate standing

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ENTO401
Insect PhysiologyCrosslisted with ENTO 801

Prerequisites: CHEM 251 or CHEM 255;12 hrs entomology or biological sciences (zoology)

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO402
Aquatic InsectsCrosslisted with BIOS 485, BIOS 885, ENTO 802, NRES 402, NRES 802

Prerequisites: 12 hrs biological sciences

Description: Biology and ecology of aquatic insects.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

ENTO402L
Identification of Aquatic InsectsCrosslisted with BIOS 485L, BIOS 885L, ENTO 802L, NRES 402L, NRES 802L

Prerequisites: Parallel ENTO 802, NRES 402/802, BIOS 485/885.

Description: Identification of aquatic insects to the family level.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

ENTO403
Management of Horticultural Crop InsectsCrosslisted with ENTO 803

Prerequisites: Introductory biology course.

Description: The biology, ecology and management of insect pests of horticultural crops such as vegetables, fruit trees, trees and shrubs, greenhouse crops, turf and ornamentals. Employing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies to maintain pests below damaging levels while minimizing the use of traditional insecticides.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO406
Insect EcologyCrosslisted with BIOS 406, BIOS 806, ENTO 806

Prerequisites: BIOS/NRES 220 and 222.

Description: Biotic and abiotic factors as they influence insect development, behavior, distribution, and abundance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO409
Insect Control by Host-Plant ResistanceCrosslisted with ENTO 809

Prerequisites: 12 hrs agricultural sciences and/or biological sciences including one course in entomology and one course in genetics.

Description: Explore resistance of crops to herbivorous arthropods. Iinvestigate how insect behavior and physiology are affected by resistance, critically review current research on plant resistance genes, and the molecular, biochemical and physiological aspects of insect/microbe interactions with host plants.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO411
Field EntomologyCrosslisted with BIOS 482, BIOS 882, ENTO 811

Prerequisites: 12 hrs biological sciences.

Description: Field course in insect taxonomy and biology emphasizing field collection, specimen preparation, classification, and insect natural history.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ENTO412
Entomology and Pest ManagementCrosslisted with ENTO 812

Prerequisites: Introductory course in ENTO.

Description: Principles and practices of managing insects pests. Pest management theory, us of sampling, evaluation, tactics, types of insect pests, and current issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO414
Forensic EntomologyCrosslisted with ENTO 814, FORS 414, FORS 814

Prerequisites: Introductory course in entomology

Description: Application of entomology to legal issues. Criminal investigations, insects of forensic importance, insect succession on carrion, and case studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO415
Medical EntomologyCrosslisted with ENTO 815

Prerequisites: Introductory course in ENTO.

Description: Direct and indirect importance of insects in human medicine. Principles of arthropod-borne disease, medically important arthropod groups, and arthropod-transmitted diseases.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ENTO485
Current Issues in Entomology

Prerequisites: Senior standing; completion of ENTO core requirements.

Capstone course. Fulfills the capstone requirement for the insect science major.

Description: The application and integration of biological principles of the insect science program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ENTO495
Grasslands SeminarCrosslisted with AGRO 495, GRAS 495, HORT 495, NRES 495, RNGE 495, SOIL 495

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Topic varies and deals with different aspects of forage and/or range and/or livestock, turf and/or landscape grasses, natural habitats, and wetlands.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

ENTO496
Independent Study in EntomologyCrosslisted with ENTO 896

Prerequisites: 12 hrs biological sciences and/or agricultural sciences.

Independent study contracts for ENTO 496/896 must be filed with the department.

Description: Individual or group projects in research, literature review, or extension of course work.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ENTO499H
Honors Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to the University Honors Program and permission, AGRI 299H recommended.

Description: Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE: