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Entomology

 

 

entomology

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Entomology & Nematology

·       Forensic & Investigative Sciences

·       Insect Biology

·       Insect Ecology & Conservation

·       Insect Science

·       Public Health Entomology

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Entomology is the study of insects which allows students to explore several topics. Studying entomology is for students interested in studying the impacts of insects on human lives. Students can also help farmers find ways to protect both crops and insects in the environment.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Entomology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Immunology and Disease, Pest Management, Pesticides, Genomics,  Insect Behavior, Conservation, Phylogenetics, Toxicology of Insects

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Ecologist

·       Entomologist

·       Environmental Scientist & Specialist

·       Microbiologist

·       Pest Control Advisor

·       Plant Pathologist

·       Toxicology

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

 

·       Certifications and licensure available

·       Internship or work experience related to ecology or entomology

·       Research experience