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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

BIO 317 - Entomology: The Insects


Biology of insects and related arthropods, structured around application and investigation of issues such as recent major losses in insect abundance and diversity, medical entomology, evolutionary history, biodiversity and systematics of insects, forensic entomology, conservation, and ecology.  Major emphasis in the laboratory involves an independent research project, field trips, and the making of a collection of local insects.

Satisfies depth or breadth course requirement in Natural Science Track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.

Prerequisites & Notes
Successful completion of BIO 111/113 and 112/114, ENV 201, or permission of instructor is required.  One laboratory meeting per week.  Satisfies Group B.