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Department of Entomology
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Manhattan KS 66506-4004

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Department of Entomology

Course Title: Insects and People

Course number: ENTOM 301

[Catalog link: http://catalog.k-state.edu/content.php?catoid=13&navoid=1340

Delivery Method: On Campus  Credits: 3  

Description: Intended for undergraduate non-majors as part of the university general education curriculum (K-State 8). The focus will be on the global impact of insects on human concerns, such as the role of insects as disease vectors, agricultural pests, and pollinators. The students will look at the world from a non- anthropocentric viewpoint, educating them about the overwhelming abundance and diversity of insects and about their differences from ourselves. Three lectures/interactive sessions each week.

Core Areas: Safe & Sustainable Food Production, Food Safety, Public & Animal Health, Fundamental Insect Science, Environmental Stewardship  Instructor: Gregory Zolnerowich (First Year Seminar), John Ruberson (open enrollment)  Semester: Fall  Prerequisites: No Prerequisites for this course