Syllabus - Entomology in Human Health Entomology 102 An...

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Entomology in Human Health Entomology 102 An Insect's Eye View of the Course Elephants are always drawn smaller than life, but a flea always larger . Dean Swift 1. Instructor 2. Objectives of the Course 2. Textbooks 3. Grades 4. Term Project and Book Review "What sort of insects do you rejoice in, where you come from?" the Gnat inquired. "I don't rejoice in insects at all," Alice explained. .... Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass
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Entomology in Human Health Entomology 102 - Course Format Instructor: Dr. Richard S. Zack room 157 FSHN 335-3394 zack@wsu.edu Web Address: http://entomology.wsu.edu/courses/entom102.html Objectives: 1. To provide an introduction to arthropods and to foster an interest in them as agents of medical maladies. 2. To develop an appreciation of arthropods as one of the dominant vectors of communicable diseases. 3. To explore the historical and contemporary significance of insect/human interactions. 4. To provide students with an appreciation of the science of entomology and the significance of entomological research in their daily lives. Presentations: The course consists of two lectures per week and various in and out of class activities. Attendance at class periods is mandatory, as most course information is not easily attained other than by attending class. Textbooks: Service, M. W. Medical Entomology for Students. 2004. Cambridge University Press. New York, New York Arguin, P. M., P. E. Kozarsky, and A. W. Navin, editors.
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