Entomology 314 is designed as an introduction to arthropod pests of ornamental plants, with emphasis on invasive species. During this 7-week course, we will learn to: 1. Identify important ornamental pests and their natural enemies by their appearance and the type of damage they cause 2. Recommend IPM control plans based on hypothetical pest control situations and real world examples 3. Communicate our findings in both specialist and layman’s terms 4. Use online resources effectively and critically evaluate their trustworthiness to complete projects