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Insect Science Minor Requirements

This minor provides students with a strong foundation in entomology while exploring entomological theories and principles. Coursework easily compliments studies related to biology, animals, plants, human health, and food production. All minor requirements must be taken A-F (unless only offered S/N), and students must earn a grade of at least C- in each course in the minor. Required for this minor: ENT 1005 plus 12 credits from courses listed on this page. 

Specific Courses, Electives (University Catalogs) 

Details About the Insect Science Minor


Entomology Courses

Course #

Course Title

Credits

LE Designation

Semester

ENT 1001

How Insects Shape Society: Pollinators, Pests, and Policy

3

Civic Life and Ethics

Fall

ENT 1005

Insect Biology with Lab

4

Biological Sciences

Fall

ENT 1906

Magnificent, Miniature Minds: From Dancing Honeybees to Cyborgs (freshman seminar)

1

Fall

ENT 1908

"Engineered" Insects: Science, Ethics, Society and the Environment (freshman seminar)

1

Fall

ENT 1909

Got Bees? Declines and Conservation of Honey bees and Native bees

3

Environment

Fall

ENT 2884

The Six-legged Conquerors: How insects have shaped human history

3

History

Fall

ENT 4251

Forest and Shade Tree Entomology

3

Fall

ENT 3021 / 5021

Insect Biodiversity & Evolution

4

Fall

ENT 5041

Insect Ecology

3

Fall

ENT 5920

Entomology Orientation

1

Fall

Other Courses Taught by Entomology Faculty

Course #

Course Title

Credits

LE Designation

Semester

CFAN 2333

Insects, Microbes and Plants

3

Technology and Society

Fall

ESPM 2021

Env Sci: Integrated Prob Solving

3

Fall

ESPM 3000

Seminar on Current Issues in ESPM

1

Fall

ESPM 1001

Freshman Orientation to ESPM

1

Fall