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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog

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Entomology and Nematology
Description of the Major
The entomology and nematology curriculum develops an excellent knowledge base and an understanding of concepts and fundamental practices. Through formal courses, laboratory experimentation and individual research experience, you will learn how the scientific method is applied to the biological world at the whole organism and population levels. You will learn to evaluate hypotheses, to acquire and interpret experimental data, and to communicate results effectively in appropriate styles. Special focus will be information on insect identification, morphology, behavior, physiology and ecology.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Pass the entomology and nematology competency exam, which will be tailored to individual specializations.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Knowledge of insect identification, morphology, physiology and behavior.
  2. Ability to acquire and analyze experimental data and interpret results in the entomological sciences.
  3. Ability to articulate research results clearly.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
ENY 3005 X X X
ENY 3005L X X X
ENY 4161 X X X

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