Entomology 102

Entomology in Human Health Credits: 3 Prerequisites: None Instructor: R.S. Zack An Insect's Eye View of the Course Elephants are always drawn smaller than life, but a flea always larger. - Dean Swift "What sort of insects do you rejoice in, where you come from? " the Gnat inquired. "I don't rejoice in insects at… » More ...

Entomology 101

Insects and People: A Perspective Credits: 3 Prerequisites: None Instructor: R.S. Zack Texts: Hoyt, E. and T. Schultz (eds). 2002. Insect Lives: Stories of Mystery and Romance from a Hidden World. 2002. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. 360 pp. Borror, D.J. and R.E. White 1970. A Field Guide to the Insects. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston.… » More ...

Entomology 362

Fundamentals of Beekeeping (Beekeeping Lab) Credits: 1 Prerequisites: ENTOM 361 Instructor: W.S. Sheppard Text: None.   OBJECTIVES OF COURSE To provide the student with practical, hands-on experience in beekeeping. LABORATORY OUTLINE Number of Periods & Topic 1 Safe handling of honey bees, equipment setup, installation of honey bees 1 Colony inspection, population growth, nutritional requirements… » More ...

Entomology 361

Honey Bee Biology (Beekeeping) Credits:1 Prerequisites: None. Instructor: W. S. Sheppard Text: The Hive and the Honey Bee, Ed. Dadant and Sons, eds. Hamilton, IL 1992. OBJECTIVES OF COURSE To acquaint students with the insect sociality and its role in development of biological theory (kin selection, sociobiology, superorganism). To provide students with specific knowledge about… » More ...