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ENTM 10500 - Insects: Friend And Foe
Credit Hours: 3.00. A one-semester course for nonscience students who want to know more about insects - the most numerous organisms on earth. An introduction to insects and their relationship with humankind, including interesting aspects of insect biology; insects in music, decoration, history; use of insects in teaching at the elementary school level; their use in art, photography, and drawing; insects as human food. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Lower Division, GTC-Science, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, UC-Science, Tech & Society

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 11100 - Insects In Prose And Poetry
Credit Hours: 1.00. Intended for anyone with an interest in insects and related arthropods as they appear in written materials. Offered during weeks 9-16 of the semester. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 20600 - General Entomology
Credit Hours: 2.00. A general course on insect structure, function, biology, ecology and population management. Coordinated with the ENTM 20700 laboratory as an introductory course in entomology. Typically offered Fall Spring.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      North Central
      West Lafayette


ENTM 20700 - General Entomology Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1.00. Laboratory exercises parallel topics presented in ENTM 20600. Insect structures and function are studied as a basis for learning to identify insects and other arthropods. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      North Central
      West Lafayette


ENTM 20800 - Insects Of Field And Forage Crops Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1.00. Laboratory experiences focus on recognition, biology, and management of economically important insects of field and forage crops. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory

Offered By: Regional Campus Only

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      North Central


ENTM 20900 - Insects Of Livestock And Companion Animal Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1.00. Laboratory experiences focus on recognition, biology, and management of economically important insects of domestic animals. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory

Offered By: Regional Campus Only

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      North Central


ENTM 21000 - Introduction To Insect Behavior
Credit Hours: 3.00. Description and introductory analysis of innate and learned insect behavior, including basic orientations and movements, behavioral periodicity, communication, chemical and structural defenses, host selection and feeding, reproduction, and insect societies. General biology and introductory entomology are desirable, but not essential. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 21700 - Insects In Elementary Education
Credit Hours: 1.00. A laboratory class designed for students preparing for a career in elementary education. Students will learn to use insects in the classroom as learning tools to achieve educational objectives relevant to their intended grade level. Enrollment should be limited to elementary and secondary education majors. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory

Offered By: Regional Campus Only

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      North Central


ENTM 21800 - Introduction To Forensic Science
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to forensic investigation. Includes crime scene techniques, firearms, arson and explosives, entomology, blood spatter, blood chemistry, pathology, toxicology, anthropology, soils, botany, trace evidence, computer crime, behavioral analysis, courtroom activities and new trends in forensic investigations. The course features guest speakers with professional duties in forensics. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, Tech & Society

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette Continuing Ed
      West Lafayette


ENTM 27500 - Honors Course - Lower Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to first and second-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental or program faculty, and the College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Must be enrolled in an Honors program. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Honors, Lower Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. Demonstrate proficiency in their chosen discipline that incorporates knowledge, skills, technology, and a professional conduct. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 29400 - Topics In Forensic Sciences
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. This course will address the needs for our students to have current information about important emerging areas of Forensic Science and will provide a mechanism for recording such studies on their transcript. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. The series is intended to develop content knowledge and critical thinking skills and allow students to demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 29500 - Topics In Entomology
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Special topics in entomology not available in other entomology courses. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits


ENTM 31100 - Insect Ecology
Credit Hours: 3.00. Insect ecology investigates the fundamental concepts of ecology as they relate to insects, including insect interactions, other insects and their environment. Topics include population and community ecology, plant-insect interactions, insect biodiversity and biogeography, and theoretical and applied ecology. Examples from current entomological and ecological studies are used. Completion of college biology or an introductory course in entomology is recommended. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Comprehend ecological principles at different scales of biological organization, from the individual to the population to the community to the ecosystem. 2. Understand the mechanisms that mediate interactions of insects with their biotic and abiotic environments. 3. Appreciate the importance of insects as stabilizing and destabilizing components of food webs. 4. Recognize the value and application of insect ecology n solving real-world problems. 5. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 31700 - Insects in Agricultural Education
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course is designed for students preparing for a career in agricultural education. Students will learn to use insects in the classroom as learning tools to achieve educational objectives relevant to middle school and secondary schools. Course meets during weeks 1-5. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory

Offered By: Regional Campus Only

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      North Central

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


ENTM 31800 - Criminalistics
Credit Hours: 4.00. Crime scene management, analysis and techniques. Includes crime scene recognition and the documentation, collection, preservation, and processing of crime scene evidence. The course features guest speakers with professional duties in forensics. A year of introductory chemistry is recommended. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 33500 - Introduction To Insect Identification
Credit Hours: 4.00. This class is designed for learning more about the collection and identification of adult insects. Emphasis will be placed on collection and sampling techniques, the preparation of specimens for future study, and identification. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Content Knowledge. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 35100 - Bee Biology And Bee Keeping
Credit Hours: 3.00. A course that covers aspects of honey bee biology and agriculture intended for anyone interested in learning the necessary knowledge, skills, and confidence to become a hobby beekeeper. Colony life, social insects, bee behavior and anatomy, colony management, pollination and honey production are major topics studied. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 39000 - Professional Experience Programs In Entomology
Credit Hours: 0.00. Supervised professional experiences in entomology, integrated pest management, or urban/industrial pest control. Programs must be preplanned and conducted under the direction of the departmental coordinator with the cooperation of an employer. Students must submit a summary report. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 39100 - Professional Experience Programs In Forensic Sciences
Credit Hours: 0.00 to 8.00. The course provides a mechanism for students to record unpaid internships and appropriate professional experiences in Forensic Science on their transcript. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Experiential learning through interactions with professionals.


ENTM 40000 - Entomology Study Abroad
Credit Hours: 0.00 to 8.00. Utilized to record credits earned through participation in Purdue study abroad programs with cooperating foreign universities. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


ENTM 41800 - Advanced Criminalistics
Credit Hours: 3.00. (HSCI 41800) Advanced laboratory techniques for analysis of crime scene evidence. Includes toxicology, computer crime, behavior; field collection and analysis of biological evidence, DNA, bloodstains, and explosives; forensic microscopy, document examination and preparation of courtroom testimony. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 44100 - Forest Entomology
Credit Hours: 3.00. (FNR 44100) An introduction to the identity, natural history and management of insects affecting forest ecosystems. Topics include biodiversity, natural history and ecology of forest pests; forecasting and assessing the risk of insect outbreaks; and silvicultural, biological and chemical strategies for preventing and managing insect pests. Offered in odd-numbered years. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 44300 - Arthropods And Diseases Of Turfgrass
Credit Hours: 3.00. (BTNY 44300) The course is designed to introduce students to the biology, ecology, and management of arthropods and diseases associated with turfgrass ecosystems. The course is divided into two discrete segments with a focus on arthropods during the first half of the semester and diseases during the second half of the semester. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 44600 - Integrated Plant Health Management For Ornamental Plants
Credit Hours: 3.00. (BTNY 44600) Principles and practices for diagnosing and managing diseases, insects, and abiotic disorders of woody and herbaceous ornamental plants and turf. Designed for those students in urban forestry, horticulture, and turf management who want a one-semester course on integrated plant health management. A course in plant pathology is recommended, but not required. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Demonstrate proficiency in their chosen discipline that incorporates knowledge, skills, technology, and professional conduct. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 47500 - Honors Course-Upper Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to third and fourth-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental or program faculty, and the College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Must be enrolled in an Honors program. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Honors, Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. Demonstrate proficiency in their chosen discipline that incorporates knowledge, skills, technology, and a professional conduct. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 49200 - Capstone Experience Entomology I
Credit Hours: 1.00. Requirements, options, procedures and skills needed for a successful Entomology capstone experience with emphasis on techniques and guidelines for formulating projects and principles of organizing and presenting information. A capstone experience proposal is produced. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 49300 - Capstone Experience In Entomology II
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Students complete capstone requirement for a project and oral and written communication about the capstone project. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 49400 - Advanced Topics In Forensic Sciences
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. This course will provide an avenue for students to pursue knowledge in emerging advanced areas of Forensic Science. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. The series is intended to develop content knowledge and critical thinking skills and allow students to demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 49500 - Advanced Topics In Entomology
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Special topics in entomology at upper division level not available in other entomology courses. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits

Learning Objectives: 1. Will address the needs for our students to have current information about important emerging areas of entomology including but not limited to new invasive species, advance in biotechnology, advances in insect science and topics that prepare students to address emerging problems at the state, national and global levels. The series is intended to develop content knowledge and critical thinking skills. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 49700 - Special Problems In Forensic Science
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. This course will provide an opportunity for qualified sophomores, juniors and seniors to engage in the study of special Forensic Science problems not covered in regular coursework. It will also provide a mechanism for recording these independent studies on their transcript. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. To develop content knowledge and critical thinking skills and allow students an opportunity to demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems.


ENTM 49800 - Special Problems In Entomology
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Open to qualified sophomores, juniors, and seniors who want to study special problems in entomology not covered in regular coursework. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


ENTM 50600 - Advanced Insect Taxonomy
Credit Hours: 4.00. Classification and relationship of insects and related Arthropoda. Introduction to systematic principles. Survey of North American fauna, with emphasis on family identification of adults. Knowledge of college-level entomology is strongly recommended. Offered in even-numbered years. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 51000 - Insect Pest Management
Credit Hours: 3.00. Concepts of pest management and dynamics of pest populations, with emphasis on population regulation in theory and practice. The principles of applied ecology that pertain to insects and agricultural crops and systems. Identification, biology, behavior, and relationships of pests of forage, fiber, and vegetable crops. A knowledge of introductory entomology is recommended. Offered in even-numbered years. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 52100 - Urban And Industrial Insect Management
Credit Hours: 3.00. Principles and practices of insect pest management in and immediately around urban and industrial structures (pests of property, food, health, and turf and ornamental plants) with emphasis on issues, new technologies, diagnosis of pest problems, pest biology and behavior, implementation of management strategies, future directions and opportunities, and analysis of advances in urban pest management. Course offered in even-numbered years. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 52500 - Medical And Veterinary Entomology
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to the biology and control of arthropods of medical and veterinary importance, and coverage of the natural history and abatement of selected arthropod-related diseases, including arboviral encephalitis, filariasis, leishmaniasis, Lyme disease, malaria, plague, spotted fever, trypanosomiasis, and myasis. Offered in odd-numbered years. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 52600 - Urban And Industrial Vertebrate Management
Credit Hours: 3.00. Principles and practices of vertebrate pest management in urban and industrial environments, with emphasis on the impact of these pests on our health, food supplies and property, diagnosis of pest problems, pest biology and behavior, practical implementation of management strategies, future directions and opportunities, and analysis of advances in pest vertebrate management. Course offered in odd-numbered years. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 55100 - Insect Physiology And Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 3.00. Basic physiology and biochemistry of insects covering development, functions of internal systems, and interactions of insects with their environments. An introductory course in entomology, or familiarity with insects, and concurrent enrollment in a biochemistry course is recommended. Offered in even-numbered years. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


ENTM 59500 - Special Topics
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Specialized topics not covered in other courses. May be repeated for credit if the course topic is not repeated. The specific topic offered is indicated on the student's record. . Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


ENTM 60000 - Graduate Student Orientation
Credit Hours: 1.00. Introduction and orientation to the requirements and culture of the Department of Entomology, the College of Agriculture, and Purdue University. Intended for graduate students in their first year. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: Students will: Know the administrative regulations and procedures of Entomology and the Graduate School Know the history of Entomology Know the land grant mission and the role of Entomology Know the University hierarchy Know the roles, rules and expectations of the apprentice and mentors Begin creation of a career plan Develop strategies for effective networking Learn how to communicate within the discipline through oral and poster presentations Participate in independent activities

ENTM 60200 - Insect Biology
Credit Hours: 3.00. A comprehensive course in entomology, for graduate students with little entomological background, that introduces students broadly to insect structure, function, behavior, ecology, pest management, and systematics. Students apply broad knowledge in each of the topic areas to a specific insect and are expected to be able to read and critically evaluate primary literature and summarize it in written and oral presentations. One year of college biology is strongly recommended. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will become conversant with entomology terms and definitions. 2. Students will be proficient in search techniques for the primary literature, to read, evaluate and discuss the primarily literature, and be able to extract information from primary sources and apply it to their own area of research.

ENTM 60300 - Insect Molecular Genetics, Systematics, And Phylogeny
Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction of new concepts and methods in molecular genetics, systematics, and phylogeny. The new lines of inquiry are introduced via current significant journal publications. Sufficient background information is presented concurrently to make the concepts accessible to every student. Journal articles used are updated and/or changed frequently, as new publications appear. A college course in genetics (AGRY 32000 or equivalent) is strongly recommended. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. The goal of this course is to introduce new concepts and methods in molecular genetics, systematic and phylogeny to students of varied interests and backgrounds. The focus is on arthropods and their unique genetic qualities to benefit entomology students and other students who will use arthropods for their research. The new lines of inquiry are introduced via current significant journal publications, and the students themselves lead many of the discussions about the papers. Sufficient background information is presented concurrently to make the concepts accessible to every student. The course is designed to facilitate student interest, participation, and learning. Journal articles used are updated and/or changed frequently, as new publications appear.

ENTM 61100 - Toxicology Of Insecticides
Credit Hours: 3.00. The chemistry, mode of action, and metabolism of insecticides and related compounds in both insect and vertebrate systems. Evaluation of toxic action, principles of selective toxicity, insecticide resistance, and environmental effects are also discussed. A minimal knowledge of entomology is required. Knowledge of biochemistry and neurobiology is useful. Offered in even-numbered years. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

ENTM 61500 - Advanced Insect Behavior
Credit Hours: 3.00. The first half of the course examines the design and implementation of behavioral experiments, including subject selection, types of questions that can be tested, observation techniques, data collection, equipment used to conduct behavioral experiments, ethogram construction, and data analysis. The second half of the course examines specifics of reproductive, migratory, defense, communication, and feeding behaviors. Class time is a mixture of traditional lecture, class discussion of published literature, and observational periods of demonstrating research techniques. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

ENTM 69000 - Seminar
Credit Hours: 0.00 or 1.00. Current problems in the field of entomology, with special reference to technical research. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

ENTM 69100 - Special Problems
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 12.00. Special research topics of interest to graduate students and not included in assigned coursework. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 12.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


ENTM 69200 - Special Topics
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Advanced topics in specialties of department members such as, but not limited to: biochemistry and physiology; biological control; insect pest management; veterinary entomology; nematode systematics; pathology; systematics. The field in which work is offered will appear on the student's record. Doctoral student standing. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology

Course Attributes:
Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


ENTM 69800 - Research MS Thesis
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 18.00. Research MS Thesis. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 18.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Research

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

ENTM 69900 - Research PhD Thesis
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 18.00. Research PhD Thesis. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 18.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Research

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Entomology


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


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