Entomology, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctoral students are required to complete 28 credits of coursework, including three core courses and five topic seminars (ENTM798). In addition, students are required to complete 12 credits of ENTM899, pass a qualifying exam, and attend all Entomology Colloquium sessions.
The Ph.D. program provides diverse opportunities for the selection of a dissertation question, composition of advisory committee, and selection of an area of specialization. In addition to core course requirements, course work (28 credits) and dissertation research (12 credits), targeting an area of specialization is determined by the advisory study committee. Following completion of most course work, the student must pass a proposal defense and oral qualifying examination for advancement to candidacy. The degree is awarded after successful completion of the dissertation defense exam.
|BSCI480||Arthropod Form and Function||4|
|BSCI481||Insect Diversity and Classification||4|
|ENTM699||Advanced Entomology (ENTM699W - Insect Physiology and Molecular Biology)||3|
|ENTM798||Topic Seminar (Complete five topic seminars)||5|
|Dissertation Research Requirements|
|ENTM899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||12|