University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
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BIOL 437 - Entomology

(3 units)
Origins, evolution, taxonomy, biogeography, morphology, physiology, behavior, and ecology of insects. Laboratory includes identification, experiments, and field study.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 191A ; BIOL 192  or NRES 217 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Spring - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. recognize any insect encountered and will readily identify it to order, family, or genus.
2. readily articulate the physiological, ecological, and evolutionary idiosynchracies of unique insect adaptations when faced with specific questions about insect biology.
3. write critiques of primary literature that demonstrate a clear understanding of general entomology.


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