4sem. hrs.(3:3) A broad overview of the natural history, classification, phylogeny, ecology, behavior, development and physiology of insects and their kin. The lab will involve field work, collection and curation. Prerequisite: BIOL 3413 Invertebrate Zoology or consent of instructor. Corequisite: Safety training given in SMTE 0091 Biological Laboratory Safety Seminar is required for continued participation in this course. Offered on sufficient demand.