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BIOL 321: Entomology (Spring 2023, next: Spring 2024)
3 Credits - 2 Hours Lecture, 2 Hours Lab
Structure, life histories, classification, ecology, economic importance, and control of insects. Special emphasis on insect ecology and insect effects on human society.
BIOL 575: Statistical Ecology (Fall 2022; next: Fall 2024)
4 Credits - 4 Hours Lecture
Design, analysis, and presentation of results of ecological experiments and field studies, with emphasis on hypothesis testing and statistical modeling. Includes frequent R labs as well as paper discussions to understand how statistics are used in the modern ecological literature.
BIOL 595: Community Ecology (Fall 2023)
3 Credits - 3 Hours Discussion
Discussion of current research and debates in all areas of community ecology. Includes grant-writing practice.