Entomology Graduate Student Association

The EGSA provides students with opportunities to organize seminars, meetings, field trips and other functions concerned with common interests of the members of the association.

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Entomology Graduate Student Symposium

An opportunity for students to present their research and to see what their fellow students are working on

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HR-Bookkeeping Forms

Forms related to payroll, travel and reimbursement.

Entomology Distance Education Courses

Course Number
Course Name and Description
3(3 hrs of credit)
(3 hrs of lecture or seminar-0 hrs of lab)
ENT 201
Insects and People

Introduction to the fascinating world of insects and how they interact with people. Survey of insect history, diversity, structure and function, and behavior. Examples of harmful and beneficial insects in a variety of human activities concluding with some profound impacts insects have had on history, society, and culture. Course Webpage     Course Outline

 F, SP
ENT 203
An Introduction to Honey Bees and Beekeeping

ENT 203 provides an introduction to honey bee biology and management, as well as an examination of the relationships between honey bees and humans from prehistoric through modern times. It is designed and designated as a GER course to meet the requirements for non-science undergraduate majors.



ENT 207

Insect and Human Disease

This course is an introduction to the many interactions between insects, other arthropods and humans that result in disease, ranging from simple anxiety, phobias, discomfort and pain, to transmission of pathogenic organisms causing sickness and even death. Included will be an understanding of the special physical and chemical adaptations of insects that enable them to cause us harm. The major groups of insects, mites, ticks and related arthropods associated with human suffering and disease as well as an introduction to the diseases transmitted by them will be presented. Finally, the course will present information on how major outbreaks of disease transmitted by the insects have influenced human populations, demographics, warfare, religion, and societal structure throughout recorded history.


ENT 401
Honey Bee Biology and Management
  A hands-on course in honey bee management including bee pollination of selected crops based on an understanding of bee biology, bee behavior, bee pathology, and bee botany. Course Webpage       Course Outline


Spring (odd years)

ENT (ZO) 425
General Entomology

Prerequisite: ZO 150 Explores the science of entomology by focusing on the the basic principles of systematics, morphology, physiology, development, behavior, ecology, and control of insects. Field trips provide opportunities to collect insects and study their adaptations to a wide variety of natural environments Course Website


Organic Production - Principles and Practices

This is a multidisciplinary class, and lectures cover many aspects of organic production given by a number of experts from both on and off campus. Classes also include discussions of issues and controversies surrounding organic production, as well as field trips to selected farms. Restricted to upper level undergraduate, graduate, or post-baccalaureate continuing education students.
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SP (Alt-Even)


Undergraduate Online Certificate in Plant Pests, Pathogens and People