ENTO 304

Insect Ecology and Diversity

Course overview

You’ll learn about the interactions of insects with their environment, a close-up view of the ecology, behavior and systematics of insects with particular focus on insects that have economic or conservation interest.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below


  • Biological Sciences, BIOS-110
Credits 15
Domestic fees $903.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Critically discuss concepts in insect ecology and systematics.
  2. Identify insects to order and family using keys.
  3. Quantitatively assess insect populations.
  4. Appreciate the importance of insects to human activities, economy and society.

Course examiners

Cor Vink

Dr Cor Vink

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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