NC State University

BEES

 

 

BEES Curriculum

******CURRENTLY AVAILABLE COURSES******

Beginner level

BEES 1.01: Basic honey bee biology and life history (5 lectures, 1.66 hours total instruction)

BEES 1.02: Introduction to beekeeping and hive management (6 lectures, 1.95 hours total instruction)

BEES 1.03: Importance of bees and beekeeping to society (4 lectures, 1.71 hours total instruction)

Advanced level

Biology track

BEES 2.01.02: Honey bee anatomy (4 lectures, 0.82 hours total instruction)

BEES 2.01.05: Queens and mating (4 lectures, 0.97 hours total instruction)

BEES 2.01.07: Foraging biology (4 lectures, 0.97 hours total instruction) **NEW COURSE**

Management track

BEES 2.02.03: Pathogens, parasites, pests, and problems (4 lectures, 1.38 hours total instruction)

BEES 2.02.04: Varroa IPM (4 lectures, 1.20 hours total instruction) **NEW COURSE**

BEES 2.02.05: Queen rearing and bee breeding (4 lectures, 1.21 hours total instruction) **NEW COURSE**

Industry track

BEES 2.03.01: Africanized bees (6 lectures, 1.12 hours total instruction)

BEES 2.03.07: History of beekeeping (3 lectures, 1.02 hours total instruction)