University of Alberta

Entomology Stream

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If you're interested in the Entomology Specialization stream, it is recommended that you take the following highlighted options (designated by red font):

Notes:
(1) Honors students are required to take BIOL 499 and reduce the approved options by *6.
(2) MA SC courses listed are offered at Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.

Year 1

BIOL 107 Introduction to Cell Biology
BIOL 108 Introduction to Biological Diversity
CHEM 101 Introductory Chemistry

CHEM 164 or 261 Organic Chemistry

MATH 113 or 114 or 125

STAT 151 Introduction to Applied Statistics I

*6 Arts options (English recommended)
*6 Science options

Year 2
BIOCH 200 Introductory Biochemistry
BIOL 201 or CELL 201

BIOL 201 Eukaryotic Cellular Biology
CELL 201 Introduction to Molecular Cell Biology

BIOL 207 Molecular Genetics and Heredity
BIOL 208 Principles of Ecology
ZOOL 224 Vertebrate Diversity

ENT 220 or ZOOL 250

ENT 220 Insect Diversity
ZOOL 250 Survey of the Invertebrates

ZOOL 241 or ZOOL 242

ZOOL 241 Animal Physiology I: Homeostasis
ZOOL 242 Animal Physiology II: Intercellular Communication

*3 in an Arts option
*6 in approved options

Years 3 and 4

BIOL 321 Mechanisms of Evolution

BIOL 331 or BIOL 332

BIOL 331 Population Ecology
BIOL 332 Community Ecology

ENT 220 or ZOOL 250 or ZOOL 352

ENT 220 Insect Diversity
ZOOL 250 Survey of the Invertebrates
ZOOL 352 Principles of Parasitism

GENET 270 or GENET 275 or GENET 390 

GENET 270 Foundations of Molecular Genetics
GENET 275 The Genetics of Higher Organisms
GENET 390 Gene Manipulation

ENT 302 or ZOOL 303

ENT 302 Insect Development
ZOOL 303 Animal Developmental Biology

ZOOL 325 Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates

ZOOL 370 or ZOOL 371

ZOOL 370 Ethological Mechanisms
ZOOL 371 Behavioral Ecology

*9 in Arts options
*15 from List A
*3 from List B
*12 in approved options (including addtional courses from List A or B)

List A: Recommended options include, but are not restricted to the following:

BIOL 330 Introduction to Biological Data
BIOL 331 Population Ecology
BIOL 332 Community Ecology
BIOL 335 Principles of Systematics
BIOL 361 Marine Science
BIOL 380 Genetic Analysis of Populations
BIOL 400 Industrial Internship Practicum
BIOL 430 Experimental Biology
BIOL 490 Individual Study
BIOL 495 Special Topics in Biology
BIOL 498 Research Project
BIOL 499 Research Project
EAS 230 Introduction to Invertebrate Paleontology
ENT 207 Agricultural Entomology
ENT 220 Insect Diversity

ENT 302 Insect Development
ENT 321 Insect Function
ENT 378 Insect Pathology
ENT 380 Forest Entomology
ENT 392 Medical and Veterinary Entomology
ENT 427 Terrestrial Arthropod Diversity

MA SC 410 Marine Invertebrate Zoology
MA SC 412 Biology of Fishes
MA SC 430 Marine Ecology
MA SC 440 Biology of Marine Birds
PALEO 418 Paleobiology of the Lower Vertebrates
PALEO 419 Paleobiology of the Higher Vertebrates
ZOOL 241 Animal Physiology I: Homeostasis
ZOOL 242 Anaimal Physiology II: Intercellular Communication
ZOOL 250 Survey of the Invertebrates
ZOOL 303 Animal Developmental Biology
ZOOL 340 Comparative Environmental Physiology
ZOOL 342 Neurobiology
ZOOL 343 Comparative Endocrinology
ZOOL 351 Freshwater Invertebrate Diversity
ZOOL 352 Principles of Parasitism
ZOOL 354 Wildlife Disease
ZOOL 370 Ethological Mechanisms
ZOOL 371 Behavioral Ecology
ZOOL 405 Biology of Fishes
ZOOL 407 Biology of Birds
ZOOL 408 Biology of Mammals
ZOOL 452 Experimental Parasitology

List B:

ENT 401 Current Topics in Arthropod Biology
BIOL 433 Plant-Animal Interactions
BIOL 468 Problems in Conservation Biology
BIOL 495 Arthropod Topic
MA SC 480 Seminars and Papers in Marine Science
ZOOL 402 Current Topics in Developmental Biology
ZOOL 441 Current Topics on Homeostasis
ZOOL 442 Current Topics in Intercellular Communication
ZOOL 472 Current Problems in Behavioral Ecology

Approved Options

BIOL 364 Freshwater Ecology
BIOL 450 Ecology of Belowground Communities
PL SC 487 Principles of Insect Pest Management
PL SC 495 Integrated Crop Management

Last Modified: 2013-04-26