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Entomology 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


Entomology Courses

Course #

Course Title

Credits

LE Designation

Semester

ENT 1901-09

Freshman Seminar (various)

1

Fall

ENT 1906

Magnificent, Miniature Minds: From Dancing Honeybees to Cyborgs 

1

Fall

ENT 1907

Insect Warriors

1

Fall

ENT 1004

Insect Biology

3

Fall

ENT 1005

Insect Biology (w/ lab)

4

Biological Sciences

Fall

ENT 1021

Introduction to Forensic Entomology

3

Spring

ENT 2884

The Influence of Insects on Human History and Civilization

3

Historical Perspectives

Fall

ENT 2920

Introductory Lectures in Entomology

3

Spring

ENT 2920

Insect Biodiversity & Evolution

4

Fall

ENT 2920

Biological Control of Insects and Weeds

3

Spring

ENT 3211

Insect Pest Management

3

Spring

ENT 3275

Insect-Transmitted Diseases of Humans

3

Spring

ENT 3294

Introduction of Research in Entomology

1–6

Fall, Spring

ENT 3910

Topics Course

1–6

Fall, Spring

ENT 3925

Insects, Aquatic Habitats & Pollution

3

Fall

ENT 4021

Honey Bees & Insect Societies

3

Fall (odd years)

ENT 4096

Professional Experience Program: Internship

1–3

Fall, Spring

ENT 4251

Forest and Shade Tree Entomology

3

Fall

ENT 5011

Insect Structure and Function

4

Spring

ENT 5021

Insect Biodiversity & Evolution

4

Fall

ENT 5041

Insect Ecology

3

Fall (even years)

ENT 5051

Scientific Illustration of Insects

3

Spring

ENT 5081

Insects, Aquatic Habitats & Pollution

3

Fall

ENT 5121

Applied Experimental Design

4

Fall

ENT 5126

Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Ecological Data

3

Spring (even years)

ENT 5211

Insect Pest Management

3

Spring

ENT 5341

Biological Control of Insects and Weeds

3

Spring

ENT 5361

Aquatic Insects

4

Spring

ENT 5900

Insect Biology

4

Fall 

ENT 5910

Special Problems in Entomology

1–6

Fall, Spring

ENT 5920

Special Lectures in Entomology

1–6

Fall, Spring

Other Courses Taught by Entomology Faculty

Course #

Course Title

Credits

LE Designation

Semester

ESPM 1001

Freshman Orientation to ESPM

1

Fall

ESPM 1012H

Environmental Science & Society

3

The Environment

Spring

ESPM 3480

Pollinator Conservation: From Biodiversity to Food Production

3

Spring

HSEM 2637H

Small but Impactful: Insects and the Environment

3

The Environment

Spring

CFANS 2333

Insects, Microbes, and Plants: Ecology of Pest Management

3

Technology & Society

Fall

CFANS 3506

Iceland: Landscapes, Natural Resources and Environmental Management

3

Summer (even years)