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Entomology and Nematology Department

Entomology and Nematology Department

Course Descriptions

Our faculty offer a wide array of undergraduate and graduate courses — face-to-face in Gainesville and at the Research and Education Centers around the state, and on the web — to meet the needs of all of our students regardless of their physical location. The Gator Nation is everywhere!


Look here for syllabi, tentative schedules of offering, and instructor contact for courses in Entomology, Nematology, Agricultural and Life Sciences, Integrated Pest Management, and Pest Management, taught by department personnel.

Term: F = Fall; S = Spring; SSA/B/C = Summer A | B | C

Undergraduate Courses

CourseTitleMethodCreditsTermInstructor
ALS 3153 Agricultural Ecology Web 3 F, S Weeks 
ALS 4161  Exotic Species and Biosecurity Issues Web 3 F Agunbiade
ALS 4162 Consequences of Biological Invasions Web 3 S Cuda
ALS 4163 Challenges in Plant Resource Protection Lec/Web 3 S Hodges 
ALS 4404 Feast or Famine in Florence Lecture 3 SSA Gillett-Kaufman/Kaufman
ENY 1001 Bugs and People (Not for majors) Lecture 3 F, S, SSA Baldwin 
ENY 2040 The Insects (Not for majors) Welcome video Web 3 F, SSB Weeks 
ENY 2041C Practical Beekeeping Lecture 3 SSA/SSB Jack
ENY 2890 Insect Research & Scientific Engagement Lecture 3 S /Auletta
ENY 2890 Insect Research & Scientific Engagement Lecture 3 S Jack
ENY 3005 Principles of Entomology Lecture 2 F, S C. Miller/Auletta 
ENY 3005L Principles of Entomology Lab Lab 1 F, S, SSC C. Miller 
ENY 3005 Principles of Entomology Web 2 F, S, SSC Baldwin 
ENY 3005L Principles of Entomology Lab Web 1 F, S, SSC Baldwin 
ENY 3007C Life Science (Not for majors) Web 3 S, SSC Weeks
ENY 3222C Biology and ID of Urban Pests Web 3 F Koehler 
ENY 3225C Principles of Urban Pest Management Web 3 S Koehler 
ENY 3228 Urban Vertebrate Pest Management Lec/Web 2 S Kern
ENY 3451C Insect Behavior Web 3 F Taylor 
ENY 3510C Turf and Ornamental Entomology Web 3 F Dale
ENY 3563 Introduction to Tropical Entomology Lec/Web 3 SSA (odd) Cave/J. Miller
ENY 3564L Tropical Entomology Field Lab Lab 2 SSB (odd) Cave
ENY 4161 Insect Classification Lecture 3 F, S Lucky/Branham
ENY 4161 Insect Classification Web 3 F, SSC Lucky 
ENY 4202 Ecology of Vector-Borne Disease Web 2 F Burkett-Cadena
ENY 4208 Ecology and Conservation of Pollinators Lecture 3 S Mallinger
ENY 4210 Insects and Wildlife Web 3 F Martin
ENY 4221 Termite Biology and Control Lecture 2 SS Kern/Scheffrahn/Su
ENY 4230 Urban Pesticide Application Web 3 F, S, SSC Koehler 
ENY 4453 Behavioral Ecology and Systematics Lecture 3 S (odd) Branham 
ENY 4455C Social Insects Lecture 3 F Staff
ENY 4573 Beekeeping Web 3 F, S, SSC Jack
ENY 4590C Mosquito Identification FMEL, Vero Beach Lecture 3 S Mathias/Burkett-Cadena
ENY 4592 Mosquito Biology Web 3 F Alto/Smartt
ENY 4660 Medical and Veterinary Entomology Lecture 2 F Kaufman
ENY 4660L Medical and Veterinary Ent Lab Lab 1 F Kaufman 
ENY 4660 Medical and Veterinary Entomology Web 2 S Kaufman 
ENY 4660L Medical and Veterinary Ent Lab Web 1 S Kaufman 
ENY 4701 Forensic Entomology Lecture/Lab 3 S Kaufman 
ENY 4905 Molecular Biology of Insects and Nematodes Lecture/Lab 3 F Wong
ENY 4905 Molecular Biology of Insects and Nematodes Web/Lab 3 F Wong
ENY 4905 Molecular Biology of Insects and Nematodes Web 3 F Wong
ENY 4905 Insect Pest and Vector Management Web 3 SSC Agunbiade
ENY 4905  Spider Biology Lecture 2 F Taylor 
ENY 4905 Insects and Plants Lecture 1 S Sourakov
ENY 4905 Intro to Metagenomics Lecture 1 S DiGennaro/Hu
ENY 4905  From Ancient Farms to Modern Tables Lecture 1 SSA Baldwin/Pereira
IPM 3022 Fundamentals of Plant-Pest Management Web 3 S Moraes
NEM 3002 Principles of Nematology Web 3 DiGennaro
PMA 4570C Field Techniques in IPM Lecture 2 SSB Liburd 

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Graduate Courses

CourseTitleMethodCreditsTermInstructor
ALS 5156 Agricultural Ecology Principles
and Applications
Web 3 F, S Weeks 
ALS 6046 Grant Writing Web 2 S Gillett-Kaufman 
ALS 6166 Exotic Species and Biosecurity Issues Web 3 F Agunbiade
ALS 6925 Integrated Plant Medicine Lecture 4 F (odd) Hodges 
ALS 6921 Colloquium of Plant Pests of Regulatory Significance Lecture 1 S (odd)  
ALS 6931 Plant Medicine Program Seminar Lecture 1 F Hodges 
ALS 6935 Topics in Biological Invasions Web 3 S Cuda
ALS 6942 Principles of Plant Pest Risk
Assessment and Management
Lec/Web 3 S  
ENY 5006 Graduate Survey of Entomology Lecture 2 F, S C. Miller/Auletta
ENY 5006L Graduate Survey of Ent Laboratory Lab 1 F, S, SSC C. Miller 
ENY 5006 Graduate Survey of Entomology Web 2 F, S, SSC Baldwin  
ENY 5006L Graduate Survey of Ent Laboratory Web 1 F, S, SSC Baldwin 
ENY 5151C Techniques in Insect Systematics Lecture 2 F (even) Branham 
ENY 5160C Survey of Science with Insects Web 3 S, SSC Weeks 
ENY 5212 Insects and Wildlife Web 3 F, S Martin
ENY 5223C Biology and ID of Urban Pests Web 3 F Koehler 
ENY 5226C Principles of Urban Pest Management Web 3 S Koehler 
ENY 5236 Insect Pest and Vector Management Web 3 SSC Agunbiade
ENY 5241 Biological Control Lec/Web 4 S (even) Cave
ENY 5332 Graduate Survey of Urban
Vertebrate Pest Management
Web 2 S Kern
ENY 5405 Insects as Vectors of Plant Pathogens Web 3 F (odd) Gillett-Kaufman 
ENY 5516 Turf and Ornamental Entomology Web 3 F Dale
ENY 5566 Tropical Entomology Lec/Web 3 SSA (odd) Cave/J. Miller
ENY 5567 Tropical Entomology Field Lab Lab 2 SSB (odd) Cave
ENY 5572 Advanced Apiculture Web 3 F, S, SSC Jack 
ENY 5611 Immature Insects Lecture 4 SSC Branham 
ENY 5820 Insect Molecular Genetics Lec/Web 3 F Staff
ENY 6166 Insect Classification Lecture 3 F, S Lucky/Branham 
ENY 6166 Insect Classification Web 3 F, SSC Lucky 
ENY 6203 Insect Ecology Lec/Web 3 F McAuslane 
ENY 6203L Insect Ecology Lab Lec/Web 1 F McAuslane 
ENY 6206 Ecology of Vector-Borne Disease Web 2 F Burkett-Cadena
ENY 6207 Ecology and Conservation of Pollinators Lecture 3 S Mallinger
ENY 6248 Termite Biology and Control Lecture 2 SS Kern/Scheffran/Su
ENY 6401 Insect Physiology Lec/Web 3 S Hahn 
ENY 6401L Insect Physiology Lab Lab 1 S Hahn 
ENY 6454 Behavioral Ecology and Systematics Lecture 3 S (odd) Branham 
ENY 6591C Advanced Mosquito Identification
FMEL, Vero Beach
Lecture 3 S Mathias/Burkett-Cadena
ENY 6593 Advanced Mosquito Biology Web 3 F Alto/Smartt 
ENY 6651C Insect Toxicology Lecture 3 S Bloomquist 
ENY 6651C Insect Toxicology Web 3 F  
ENY 6665 Advanced Medical and Veterinary Entomology Lecture 3 F Kaufman 
ENY 6665L Advanced Medical and Veterinary Entomology Lab 1 F Kaufman 
ENY 6665 Advanced Medical and Veterinary Entomology Web 3 S Kaufman 
ENY 6665L Advanced Medical and Veterinary
Entomology Lab
Web 1 S Kaufman 
ENY 6821 Insect Microbiology Web 3 S Pelz-Stelinski
ENY 6822C Molecular Biology Techniques Lab 4 SSA or B (even) Staff
ENY 6905 Introduction to Collections and Research
in Natural History Museums
Lecture 1 F Kawahara
ENY 6905 Molecular Biology of Insects and Nematodes Lecture 3 F Wong
ENY 6905 Molecular Biology of Insects and Nematodes Web/Lab 3 F Wong
ENY 6905  Spider Biology Lecture 2 F Taylor 
ENY 6905 Insect Behavior Web/Lab 3 F Taylor 
ENY 6905 Intro to Metagenomics Lecture 1 S DiGennaro/Hu
ENY 6934 Omics in Entomology/Nematology Research Lecture 1 S Wong
ENY 6934 Seminar Insect Resistance
Management to Insecticides
Seminar/Web 1 F Siegfried/Paula-Moraes
ENY 6934 Seminar: Plant Pathogen and
Insect Vector Interactions
Seminar/Lec 1 F Martini
ENY6934 Experiments in Ecology and Agriculture Lecture 1 S Hahn, P.
ENY 6932 The Research Process: Planning to Publication Lecture 1 F Leppla
ENY 6942 Insect Diagnostics Lec/Lab 2 F L. Buss
NEM 5004C Graduate Survey of Nematology Web 3 S DiGennaro
NEM 5707C Plant Nematology Lecture 3 F Staff
NEM 5707C Plant Nematology Web 3 S Staff
NEM 6101 Nematode Morphology and Anatomy Lecture 2 F (even) Porazinska
NEM 6101L Nematode Morphology and Anatomy Lab Lab 2 F (even) Porazinska
NEM 6102 Nematode Systematics and
Molecular Phylogeny
Lecture 2 S  (odd) Porazinska
NEM 6102L Nematode Systematics and
Molecular Phylogeny
Lab 2 S (odd) Porazinska
NEM 6103 Insect Parasitic Nematodes Lecture 1 F Staff
NEM 6104L Insect Parasitic Nematodes Lab Lab 1 F Staff
NEM 6201 Nematode Ecology Lecture 3   Staff
NEM 6708 Field Plant Nematology Lecture 2; max 4 S (odd) Crow 
NEM 6931 Nematology Seminar Seminar 1 S Staff
NEM 6942 Nematode Diagnostics Lec/Lab 2 F Crow 
PMA 5205 Citrus Pest Management Web/Lec 3 S (odd) Duncan
PMA 6228 Field Techniques in IPM Lecture 2 SSB Liburd 

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