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Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
123 W. Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-4004

785-532-6154
785-532-6232 fax
entomology@ksu.edu

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Specific Curricula

A minor in Entomology can be obtained in conjunction with any major field of study and students are encouraged to do so. The following degree programs lend themselves particularly well to an Entomology minor.

Animal Sciences and Industry

In addition to fulfilling the requirements for undergraduate students majoring in Animal Sciences and Industry, students receiving a minor in Entomology must take the following courses:

Animal Sciences and Industry
ENTOM 305Livestock Entomology2
ENTOM 306Livestock Entomology Lab1
ENTOM 300 Economic Entomology3
OR  
ENTOM 312 andGeneral Entomology2
ENTOM 313General Entomology Lab2
   
BIOL 625Animal Parasitology*4
 Total:10

*Replaces ENTOM 710

At least five hours of approved electives from the courses listed below:

approved electives
BIOL 455General Microbiology4
ENTOM 620Insecticides Properties and Law2
ENTOM 692Insect Ecology2
ENTOM 710Insect Taxonomy3
ENTOM 799*Problems in Entomology1-3

*See under General Requirements for complete course listing.

Crop Consulting Option In Agronomy

In addition to fulfilling the requirements for undergraduate students in the Crop Consulting Option of Agronomy, students receiving a minor in Entomology must take the following courses:

Crop Consulting Minor in Entomology
ENTOM 312 andGeneral Entomology2
ENTOM 313General Entomology Lab2
ENTOM 612Insect Pest Diagnosis3
ENTOM 710Insect Taxonomy3
 Total9

At least six hours of approved electives from the courses listed below:

approved electives
ENTOM 667Insect Pest Management3
ENTOM 692Insect Ecology3
ENTOM 706External Insect Morphology3
ENTOM 799*Problems in Entomology1-3

*See under General Requirements for complete course listing.

Grain Science and Industry

In addition to fulfilling the requirements for undergraduate students majoring in Grain Science and Industry, students receiving a minor in Entomology must take the following courses:

Grain Science
ENTOM 312 andGeneral Entomology2
ENTOM 313General Entomology Lab2
ENTOM 710Insect Taxonomy3
ENTOM 799Problems in Entomology :Insects of Stored Products3
GRSC 651Food and Feed Plant Sanitation4
 Total13

At least two hours of approved electives from the courses listed below:

approved electives
ENTOM 667Insect Pest Management3
ENTOM 692Insect Ecology3
ENTOM 706External Insect Morphology3
ENTOM 799*Problems in Entomology1-3

*See under General Requirements for complete course listing.

Horticulture

In addition to fulfilling the requirements for undergraduate students majoring in Horticulture, students receiving a minor in Entomology must take the following courses:

Horticulture
ENTOM 320 OrHorticultural Entomology3
ENTOM 312 andGeneral Entomology2
ENTOM 313General Entomology Lab1
ENTOM 710Insect Taxonomy3
PLPATH 500Principles of Plant Pathology3
 Total10

At least four hours of approved electives from the courses listed below:

approved electives
PLPATH 607Plant Disease Diagnosis2
ENTOM 667Insect Pest Management3
ENTOM 692Insect Ecology2
ENTOM 706External Insect Morphology3
ENTOM 799*Problems in Entomology1-3

*See under General Requirements for complete course listing.