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Undergraduate Course Details
Number BIO 308
Title Entomology
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII
Prerequisites BIO101-102, or BIO103, or BIO105, or BIO108H, or BIO115H-116H, or BIO121-122, or BIO122-123, or BIO122-124, or BIO131-132, or permission of Department Chairperson


The morphology, physiology, ecology, taxonomy, and systematics of insects are studied. Methods of identifying, collecting, and preserving insects are introduced; the preparation of a small insect collection is required. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week; required field trips to local habitats for observation and collection of insects will be scheduled for two Saturdays in September. Offered in the Fall of even-numbered years.