Biology of insects and related arthropods, structured around application and investigation of issues such as medical entomology, evolutionary history, biodiversity and systematics of insects, forensic entomology, conservation, and ecology. Major emphasis in the laboratory involves an independent research project, field trips, and the making of a collection of local insects.
Satisfies depth or breadth course requirement in Natural Science Track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
BIO 111/113 and 112/114, or ENV 201, or permission of instructor. One laboratory meeting per week. Satisfies Group B.