University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jun 05, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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AGSC 411 - Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Agriculture and Beyond

(3 units) CO14
This course combines knowledge of integrated pest management of insects and weeds with analytical, managerial, and communication skills to address real-world problems in a diversity of management systems.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 201 ; CHEM 122A  and CHEM 122L  or CHEM 202 ; BIOL 300  or BIOL 303  or BIOL 437 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. design a pest management plan that incorporates pest biology, available management tools, economic thresholds, environmental and human health risks, and pesticide resistance management.
2. utilize critical thinking for decision making.
3. find information pertaining to and demonstrate comprehension of emerging pest control technologies and how they can be used to complement existing management tools.

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