Entomology, Master of Science (M.S.)

Thesis only: 30 credits 

Students in the Entomology M.S. Program are required to complete 24 credits of coursework, including two core courses and three graduate topic seminars (ENTM798 or equivalent). The three topic seminars must include a Responsible Conduct of Research seminar. In addition, students are required to register for and attend all Entomology Colloquium seminars and complete 6 credits of ENTM799. Please note, M.S. students that hold a Teaching Assistantship must complete a course in TA training, which is currently offered as ENTM701.

The Entomology M.S. program provides diverse opportunities for the selection of a thesis question and composition a thesis advisory committee.

Other program requirements include a minimum of one thesis advisory committee meeting per year and submission of an annual progress report. Students in the M.S. program are required to present their final thesis research to the department in a public seminar, such as the Entomology Colloquium Series.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
BSCI481Insect Diversity and Classification4
BSCI482Insect Physiology and Molecular Biology4
Remainder of coursework approved with advisor:16
Complete three topic seminars (ENTM798 or equivalent) including a seminar in Responsible Conduct of Research
Entomology Colloquium (ENTM788C) each semester
*TA training (ENTM701) is required for students with a Teaching Assistantship)
Thesis research:
ENTM799Master's Thesis Research6
Total Credits30