The University of Arizona  1993-95 General Catalog

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Entomology (ENTO)
Forbes Building, Room 410
(520) 621-1151

Professors Elizabeth A. Bernays, Head, William S. Bowers,
Reginald F. Chapman, Eddie W. Cupp (Veterinary Science), Ren‚
Feyereisen, Henry H. Hagedorn, John G. Hildebrand, Roger T.
Huber, Leon Moore (Emeritus), Jos‚ M.C. Ribeiro, Donald M. Tuttle
(Emeritus), George W. Ware (Emeritus), Theo F. Watson, Floyd G.
Werner (Emeritus)

Associate Professors Nancy A. Moran (Ecology and Evolutionary
Biology), Robert L. Smith

Assistant Professors David R. Maddison, Martin F. Taylor, Diana
E. Wheeler

Adjunct Professors Richard C. Collins, Eric H. Erickson

Adjunct Associate Professor Stephen L. Buchmann, Allen C. Cohen,
Dave T. Langston, Hayward G. Spangler

The Department of Entomology provides instruction to students
planning careers in entomology and for those specializing in
related fields including plant and animal protection. Career
opportunities in entomology include teaching, research and
technical positions with colleges and universities, experiment
stations, governmental agencies, military services, private and
industrial organizations.

The department administers an undergraduate minor in entomology
and advanced degrees, the Master of Science and Doctor of
Philosophy with a major in entomology. For graduate admission and
degree requirements, consult the Graduate Catalog. 

The undergraduate minor:  The department offers students the
opportunity to complete an undergraduate minor in entomology. The
minor requires at least 20 units of credit to be selected from
course offerings in entomology. Specific course requirements
include 201; three courses chosen from 404, 407, 411, 416, 444;
and six or more credits selected from the upper-division courses
offered by the department. For further details, consult with a
faculty advisor in the department. Students will be expected to
have completed prerequisites and/or supporting courses that may
be required by the courses in the minor.

151. Insects and Society (3) I Introduction to the biology,
ecology, and management of insects affecting man and his
interests. Intended for non-majors. Olson

195. Colloquium
a. Exploring Biology (1) 
b. Agriculture as a Science (1) II (Identical with PL S 195b,
which is home)

201R. Fundamentals of Entomology (3) I 1993-94 Insects and other
land arthropods, their functional anatomy, perception  of the
environment, relationship to plants and other animals, and
importance to man. Classification to orders and most important
families. P, MCB 181, ECOL 182. Chapman

201L. Fundamentals of Entomology Laboratory (1) 1993-94 I
Classification of insects and other land arthropods to the level
of families, with emphasis on recognition; collection. Field
trips. 

202. Applied Entomology (3) [Rpt./1] I Survey of insect pests of
crops and domestic animals, in the forest and urban environments,
and as vectors of plant and animal diseases. Control of insects
using pesticides and biological methods and the public debate
over insect control will be discussed. 2R, 3L. Field trips. 

402. Agriculture and the Environment (3) I (Identical with A ED
402) May be convened with 502. Huber

403R. Biology of Animal Parasites (3) I (Identical with V SC
403R) May be convened with 503R.

403L. Parasitology Laboratory (1) I (Identical with V SC 403L)
May be convened with 503L.

404. Insect Morphology (4) I 1994-95 Internal and external
structure of insects as related to function, physiology, and
evolution. 3R, 5L. P, 201R or invertebrate zoology. May be
convened with 504. Wheeler

405. Aquatic Entomology (3) II 1994-95 Morphological,
physiological and behavioral adaptations of insects to life in
water; taxonomy and ecology of aquatic insects. 2R, 3L. Field
trips. P, ECOL 182. (Identical with WFSC 405 and ECOL 405) May be
convened with 505. Smith

407R. Insect Physiology (3) II 1994-95 Introduction to the
diverse and unique ways insects solve physiological problems. A
whole-animal approach will be used centered around various
aspects of an insect's life (i.e., growing, flying, reproducing).
P, 201; CR, 407L; biochemistry recommended. May be convened with
507R. Hagedorn/Chapman

407L. Insect Physiology Laboratory (1) II 1994-95 Modern methods
of physiological experimentation. P, 201; CR, 407R; biochemistry
recommended. May be convened with 507L. Hagedorn/Chapman

408. Insect Toxicology (3) II 1993-94 Introduction to the
interactions of insects with natural and synthetic toxicants;
metabolism, mode of action and resistance of insects to
insecticides. P, 3 units of organic chemistry or biochemistry.
(Identical with TOX 408) May be convened with 508. Feyereisen

411. Insect Behavior (3) II 1993-94 The evolution of arthropod
behavior in ecological context.  Ultimate causation with some
consideration of physiological and morphological constructs. 2R,
3L. Field trips. (Identical with ECOL 411) May be convened with
511. Smith/Papaj

414. Bee Biology and Pollination (2) II 1994-95 Fundamentals of
pollination ecology with emphasis on bees as pollinators. A
comprehensive review of the biology of all life stages of honey
bees and honey bee colony management strategies. Field trips. P,
one course in biology. May be convened with 514.
Erickson/Buchmann

416. Insect Systematics (4) I 1993-94 Principles and methods of
insect systematics. A review of the evolution of insects, with an
emphasis on their phylogenetic relationships. Practice in
identification of adult and immature insects, especially those
from Arizona 3R, 3L. Field trips. May be convened with 516.
Maddison

426. Bio-Analytical Techniques (2) I 1993-94 Direct hands-on
experience with modern instrumentation focused on the isolation,
identification, and biological assay of natural products.
Interdisciplinary instruction for both chemists and biologists.
P, 3 units of organic or biochemistry, 2 courses in biological
science. (Identical with V SC 426) May be convened with 526.
Bowers

427. Insect Chemical Ecology (2) I 1993-94 The chemistry of
relationships regulating insect growth, development,
reproduction, diapause and communication. Derivation of
biorational methods of insect control. P, 201, 507 or equivalent,
and 3 units of organic or biochemistry. (Identical with V SC 427)
May be convened with 527. Bowers

433. Teaching Biology Labs (2) II (Identical with BIOC 433) May
be convened with 533.

443. Insect Neurobiology (3) II 1993-94 The structure, function
and development of the insect nervous system. Basic concepts in
neurobiology and presentation of insects as model systems of
neurophysiology, development and behavior. P, MCB 181, ECOL 182.
(Identical with MCB 443) May be convened with 543.

444. Insect Ecology (3) I 1994-95 The study of how variation in
the environment, interactions with other species and the special
features of insect "design," have determined the evolution of
diverse insect life histories, the dynamics of insect population
and the roles of insects in communities. 2R, 3L. Field trips and
project. P, 201R. (Identical with ECOL 444) May be convened with
544. Taylor

452. Medical-Veterinary Entomology (4) [Rpt./3] II 1994-95 Survey
of arthropods of public health and veterinary importance, with
emphasis on transmission dynamics of pathogens, bionomics of
vector populations, and current control concepts. 3R, 3L. P, 201;
parasitology recommended. (Identical with V SC 452) May be
convened with 552. Cupp/Ribeiro

468. Insect Pest Management (3) II 1994-95 Principles underlying
the management of arthropods in agricultural systems. P, 201R.
May be convened with 568. Watson

470. Biological Control (3) II 1993-94 Principles of the
biological control of arthropod pests and weeds, emphasizing
their application to agricultural and rangeland entomology. P,
444 and 468. May be convened with 570. Watson

494. Practicum
a. Professional Skills (2) I (Identical with ECOL 494a) May be
convened with 594a.

495. Colloquium

*Writing-Emphasis Course. P, Satisfaction of the upper-division
writing proficiency requirement (see "Writing-Emphasis Courses"
in the Academic Policies and Graduation Requirements section of
this catalog).

496. Seminar
a. Entomology (1) [Rpt./6] I II May be convened with 596a.
b. Medical-Veterinary Entomology (1-3) I P, 452. May be convened
with 596b.
c. Insect Ecology and Evolution (1) [Rpt./5] I II May be convened
with 596c.
d. Plant-Insect Interactions (1) [Rpt./5] I II. (Identical with
PL S 496d. May be convened with 596d.
e. Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, Toxicology (1) [Rpt./5] I II
May be convened with 596e.
f. Topics in Pest Management (1) [Rpt./5] I II May be convened
with 596f.
g. Ecology, Epidemiology and Control of Vector-borne Diseases (1-
3) I II [Rpt./5] I II May be convened with 596g.

502. Agriculture and the Environment (3) I (Identical with A ED
502) May be convened with 402. Huber

503R. Biology of Animal Parasites (3) I (Identical with V SC
503R) May be convened with 403R.

503L. Parasitology Laboratory (1) I (Identical with V SC 503L)
May be convened with 403L.

504. Insect Morphology (4) I 1994-95 For a description of course
topics, see 404. Graduate-level requirements include a written
literature review and oral presentation of a selected topic. P,
201R or invertebrate zoology. May be convened with 404. Wheeler

505. Aquatic Entomology (3) II 1994-95 For a description of
course topics, see 405. Graduate-level requirements include an
original research or review paper on some aspect of aquatic
entomology agreed upon by the student and the professor. Field
trips. P, ECOL 182. (Identical with WFSC 505 and ECOL 505) May be
convened with 405. Smith

507R. Insect Physiology (3) II 1994-95 For a description of
course topics, see 407R. Graduate-level requirements include
written literature reviews. P, 201; biochemistry recommended.
507L is not required for 507R. May be convened with 407R.
Hagedorn/Chapman

507L. Insect Physiology Laboratory (1) II 1994-95 For a
description of course topics, see 407L. Graduate-level
requirements include helping to develop a laboratory. P, 201;
biochemistry recommended. 507L is not required for 507R. May be
convened with 407L. Hagedorn/Chapman

508. Insecticide Toxicology (3) II 1993-94 For a description of
course topics, see 408. Graduate-level requirements include
additional in-depth material. P, 3 units of organic chemistry or
biochemistry. (Identical with TOX 508) May be convened with 408.
Feyereisen

511. Insect Behavior (3) II 1993-94 For a description of course
topics, see 411. Graduate-level requirements include a written
literature review and oral presentation of a selected topic. 2R,
3L. Field trips. (Identical with ECOL 511) May be convened with
411. Smith/Papaj

514. Bee Biology and Pollination (2) II 1994-95 For a description
of course topics, see 414. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper on some topic of bee biology or pollination,
terminating with an oral presentation. Field trips. P, one course
in biology. May be convened with 414. Erickson/Buchmann

516. Insect Systematics (4) I 1993-94 For a description of course
topics, see 416. Graduate-level requirements include a written
literature review and oral presentation of a selected topic. 3R,
3L. Field trips. May be convened with 416. Maddison

526. Bio-Analytical Techniques (2) I 1993-94 For description of
course topics, see 426. Graduate-level requirements include
written project report. (Identical with V SC 526) May be convened
with 426. Bowers

527. Insect Chemical Ecology (2) I 1993-94 For description of
course topics, see 427. Graduate requirement includes written
project report.  (Identical with V SC 527) May be convened with
427. Bowers

533. Teaching Biology Labs (2) II (Identical with BIOC 533) May
be convened with 433.

543. Insect Neurobiology (3) II 1993-94 For a description of
course topics, see 443. Graduate-level requirements include
taking the lead in class discussion and completion of a term
paper. P, MCB 181, ECOL 182. (Identical with MCB 543) May be
convened with 443. 

544. Insect Ecology (3) I 1994-95 For a description of course
topics, see 444. Graduate-level requirements include an
independent research project and a literature review paper. Field
trips and project. P, 201R. (Identical with ECOL 544) May be
convened with 444. Taylor

552. Medical-Veterinary Entomology (4) II 1994-95 [Rpt./3] For a
description of course topics, see 452. Graduate-level
requirements include a written review of contemporary journal
articles. P, 201; parasitology recommended. (Identical with V SC
552) May be convened with 452. Cupp/Ribeiro

568. Insect Pest Management (3) II 1994-95 For a description of
course topics, see 468. Graduate-level requirements include  an
additional report. P, 201R. May be convened with 468. Watson

570. Biological Control (3) II 1993-94 For a description of
course topics, see 470. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper on some major area of biological control,
terminating with an oral presentation. P, 444 and 468. May be
convened with 470. Watson

576. Environmental Toxicology (3) I (Identical with TOX 576)

594. Practicum
a. Professional Skills (2) I (Identical with ECOL 594a) May be
convened with 494a.

596. Seminar
a. Entomology (1) [Rpt./6] I II May be convened with 496a.
b. Medical-Veterinary Entomology (1-3) I P, 452. May be convened
with 496b.
c. Insect Ecology and Evolution (1) [Rpt./5] I II May be convened
with 496c.
d. Plant-Insect Interactions (1) [Rpt./5] I II. (Identical with
PL S 596d) May be convened with 496d.
e. Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, Toxicology (1) [Rpt./5] I II
May be convened with 496e.
f. Topics in Pest Management (1) [Rpt./5] I II May be convened
with 496f.
g. Ecology, Epidemiology and Control of Vector-borne Diseases (1-
3) I II [Rpt./5] I II May be convened with 496g.

612. Biological Electron Microscopy (4) I (Identical with MCB
612)

696. Seminar
a. Entomology (1) [Rpt./6] I II

 


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