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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Course Listing Entomology 370  

Entomology 370
11:370:202 The World of Insects (3) The diversity, nature, and importance of insects that affect our lives and the environment through competition for food, nuisance, and disease transmission.
11:370:256 Entomology for Anglers (1) Learn about the insects that trout feed on, how to identify those insects, and how to create the artificial flies fly fisherman used to imitate those insects.
11:370:296 Honors Seminar (3) The topic for each semester addresses current issues from the perspectives of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Open only to honors students (SEBS Honors Program, SAS Honors Program, and Honors College) or by permission of instructor. 
11:370:308 Apiculture (3) Management, honey and wax production, bee language, social behavior, and pollination ecology. Lec. 2 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. For students with or without a background in science who are interested in keeping bees or pollinating crops.
11:370:350 Agricultural Entomology and Pest Management (3) Recognition and ecology of plant pest species; sampling and survey techniques; pest management methods and the environmental impact of control procedures; integrated control.
11:370:352 Toxicology of Insecticides (3) Effects, side effects, history, hazards, and usefulness of synthetic pesticides essential for the long-term production of food and fiber. Prerequisites: 01:119:115-116,117 General Biology I and II and lab, one semester of organic chemistry, or permission of instructor.
11:370:355 Applied Acarology (3) The goals of this course are to learn the biology, diversity, and phylogeny of mites and ticks as well as the economic impact that mites have in agriculture and human health. Prerequisites: 01:119:115-116 General Biology I and II.
11:370:381 Insect Biology (4) A survey of insects; their structure, function, behavior, evolution, diversity, and effect on agricultural production, as well as on people and animals. Lec. 2.4 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Field trip. Prerequisites: 01:119:115-116,117 General Biology I and II.
11:370:402 Aquatic Entomology (3) Identification, classification, morphology, and natural history of aquatic insects. Fieldwork emphasizing aquatic insects of New Jersey. Prerequisite: 11:370:381 or one course in aquatic ecosystems or permission of instructor.
11:370:403 Insect Structure and Function I (4) Insect physical features, including exoskeleton, body regions (head, thorax, abdomen, and appendages), nervous system, digestive system, respiratory system, circulatory system, endocrine system, reproduction system. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: 11:370:381.
11:370:404 Insect Structure and Function II (4) Physiology and biochemistry of insect systems including maintenance, circulation, energy metabolism, homeostasis, sensory systems, communication systems, and defense systems Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: 11:370:381 Insect Biology or equivalent, 11:115:403,404 General Biochemistry or equivalent, consent of instructor.
11:370:406 Medical and Veterinary Entomology (3)   Insects and other arthropods in relation to human and animal annoyance and disease. Lec. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 01:119:115-116,117.
11:370:409 Insect Classification (4) For students interested in insect diversity and evolution. Life histories and sight recognition of major families, especially those of economic or medical importance. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Field trips. Prerequisite: 11:370:381 or permission of instructor.
11:370:414 Forensic Entomology (3) Exposes students to forensically important insects by discussing their biology, collection and preservation techniques, and how the information they provide relates to criminal investigations and legal proceedings. Lec. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: 11:370:381 or permission of the instructor.
11:370:415 Decomposition Ecology (3) Two-week field course designed to teach students how to collect and interpret arthropod crime scene evidence found in conjunction with carcasses from in variety of different environments. Two-week course. Prerequisite: 11:370:381 or permission of the instructor.
11:370:417 Insect-Plant Biochemical Interactions (3) The biochemistry of interactions between herbivorous insects and their host plants, coevolutionary adaptations to toxic phytochemicals and pollination. Descriptive chemistry of plant compounds and explanation of biological activity features of the molecules, the metabolic and physiological defense mechanisms of insects, and the mode of action and molecular features of the target physiological insect systems. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor; Biology 01:119:115 and 116; Biochemistry 01:694:301; or equivalents.
11:370:430 Urban Entomology (3) Learn about common insects and other arthropods in urban environments. This course will introduce their biology, ecology, health risks, and management strategies. Lec. 3 hrs.  Prerequisites: 01:119:115/116 General Biology I and II.
11:370:439 Pesticide Impacts on Humans and Environmental Health (3) This colloquium explores the historical, current, and future roles of pesticides in human life in developed and developing countries, and mitigating the risks associated with pesticide use and finding alternatives. The course is taught by world experts in the pesticide field and is targeted at seniors and graduate students who are considering a career in pesticide-related disciplines. Class presentations on specified topics are key components of the colloquium.
11:370:490, 491 Special Topics in Entomology (BA) Each semester, faculty members arrange a series of topics in specialized fields of entomology. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
11:370:493,494 Research Problems in Entomology (1-4,1-4) Research projects in entomology under the guidance of faculty members. Prerequisite: Permission of adviser.
11:370:495 Seminar in Entomology (1) This course is designed to expose students to current topics in entomology via the seminar format. Students will be required to attend and participate in departmental seminars, meet with seminar speakers, and develop/present a mini-seminar on an entomological subject of their choosing. Note: Entomology students are required to take this course three times. Three credits of seminar are required.
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