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About The Course

Welcome to the General Entomology course at North Carolina State University.   Entomology is the study of insects and related arthropods, and this course is designed to allow students to:

1) Appreciate the value and importance of insects

2) Understand the need for good insect management practices

3) Learn about the classification, biology, ecology, behavior, and control of insects

4) Identify major orders and families of insects

5) Acquire skills for collecting, mounting, and preserving insects for scientific study