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BIOL 316. Entomology

Credits: 4
Department: Biology
Description: Biology of insects and related groups of animals: phylogeny, classification, evolutionary origins, morphology, ecology, behavior, population dynamics, life histories, adaptations, economic impacts.
Prerequisites: BIOL 308
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify characteristics of insects which differentiate them from other life forms.
2. Interpret evolutionary relationships among groups of insect and other arthropod species.
3. Compare and contrast morphological, physiological and behavioral characteristics of insects and their functions.
4. Perform library research related to entomology and generate appropriate scientific communications (written and oral).
5. Identify insects and related arthropods in the field and laboratory.

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