Five College Consortium

Insects & Human Society

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Natural Resources Conservation
Course Number: 
126
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Survey with emphasis on the successful design of insects and their innovative features. Aspects of insect biology, including communication, defense, feeding, and mating behaviors. Social behavior with a focus on termite, ant, and honey bee societies. Beneficial uses of insects such as silk and pollination, and negative interactions with humans, including disease vectors, parasites, and crop pests. (Gen.Ed. BS) Formerly ENTOMOL 126.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
56053

Course Sections

Insects & Human Society
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Roy Vandriesche TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM