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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Entomology 370 Graduation Requirements for the Major  

Graduation Requirements for the Major


For an up-to-date description of the entomology program major requirements, courses, and course sequences, please refer to the program webpage at https://entomology.rutgers.edu/undergraduate.

SEBS UNDERGRADUATE CORE CURRICULUM (39 credits)

Options are chosen from lists of courses certified in each learning goal: https://sebs.rutgers.edu/core.

Note: The SEBS Core Curriculum requirements differ slightly from SAS Core Curriculum requirements

I. Contemporary Challenges (total 6 credits, 3 in CCO and 3 in CCD)
Suggested Course: 11:373:101 Economics, People, and Environment (CCO)
Suggested Course: 11:550:371 Agriculture and the Landscape (CCD)

II. Natural Sciences (total 6 credits, 3 in A and 3 in B)
A. Life Sciences (3 credits)
Required: 01:119:115 or 116 General Biology (4)

B. Physical Sciences (3 credits)
Required 01:750:193 Physics for the Sciences (4)

III. Historical Analysis (3 credits)
Suggested Course: 01:070:102 Introduction to Human Evolution

IV. Social Analysis (6 credits)
Suggested Course: 11:373:362 Natural Resource Economics
Suggested Course: 11:372:202 Environmental Issues in the USA
Suggested Course: 11:373:101 Economics, People, and Environment*
*also counted under Contemporary Challenge.

V. Arts and the Humanities (3 credits)
Suggested Course: 01:190:101 Word Power
Suggested Course: 01:730:103 Introduction to Philosophy

VI. Writing and Communication (6 credits)
One from 01:355:101 Expository Writing (3) or 01:355:103 Exposition and Argument (3)
One from 01:355:302 Scientific and Technical Writing (3), 01:355:312 Writing for Biology and Natural Science (3), or 01:355:342 Science Writing (3)

VII. Quantitative and Formal Reasoning (6 credits)
Major required: 01:640:135 Calculus I (4)
One from 01:960:211 Statistics I (3), or 01:640:136 Calculus II for the Quantitative Social and Life Sciences (3)

VIII. Experiential Learning (3 credits)
All students are required to obtain practical experience in an area of entomology. Students can demonstrate appropriate employment or volunteer service with a public agency, private industry, nonprofit organization, or fulfill the requirement by research or field experience in suitable courses. Before starting an experienced-based course students must get the approval of their adviser. Possible courses include:
11:370:493, 494 Research problems in Entomology
11:015:497, 498 George H. Cook Scholars Program
11:902:300 and 400 SPIN Student to Professional Internship Network

Required: Entomology Major
Total 44-45 credits

01:119:115-116, 117 General Biology and Lab (4,4,2).
Note: 4 credits can be counted as SEBS core - Natural Sciences

01:160:161-162, 171 General Chemistry & Lab (4,4,1)
Note: 4 credits can be counted as SEBS core - Natural Sciences

01:640:135 Calculus I (4) or 01:960:211 Statistics I (3)
or 11:216:369 Analytical Methods in EENR (3)

11:216:351 Principles of Ecology (3)

11:370:350 Agricultural Entomology & Pest
Management (3)
11:370:381 Insect Biology (4)
11:370:409 Insect Classification (4)
11:370:403 Insect Structure and Function (4)
11:370:407 Careers and Professional Development in
Entomology (1)
11:370:495, 496 Seminar in Entomology (3)

Note: Seminar in Entomology is 1 credit per semester. Students are
required to take a total of three times to equal 3 credits
Note: Juniors and seniors may, with the permission of the
instructor and the graduate dean, register for appropriate
graduate courses in entomology for elective credits.


Entomology Electives
At least 5 (15+ credits)

11:370:308 Apiculture (3)
11:370:355 Applied Acarology (3)
11:370:414 Forensic Entomology (3)
11:370:352 Toxicology of Insecticides (3)
11:776:408 Turfgrass Pest Science (4)
11:370:406 Medical & Veterinary Entomology (3)
11:370:430 Urban Entomology (3)
11:370:404 Insect Structure & Function (4)
11:370:415 Decomposition Ecology (3)
11:370:380 Insect Biotechnology (3)

Note: Additional entomology electives can be taken and counted
for approved elective credits

Note: For Careers in Pest Management, the following entomology
elective courses are recommended:
11:370:430 Urban Entomology (3)
11:370:352 Toxicology of Pesticides (3)
11:776:408 Turfgrass Pest Science (4)
11:370:380 Insect Biotechnology (3)


Approved General Electives
At least 8 (24+ credits)

11:573:232 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics (4)
11:216:371 Intro to Remote Sensing Image Analysis (3)
11:776:302 General Plant Pathology (3)
11:776:402 Principles of Weed Science (3)
11:776:405 Plant Biosecurity Issues & Technologies (3)
01:160:209 Elementary Organic Chemistry (4)
01:160:307-308 Organic Chemistry (4,4)
01:447:380 Genetics (4)
11:115:301 Introductory Biochemistry (3)
11:115:403 Biochemistry (4)
11:115:404 Biochemistry (4)
11:776:305 Plant Genetics (4)
11:216:302 Parasite Ecology (4)
11:216:317 Conservation Ecology (3)
11:216:324 Invertebrate Zoology (4)
11:216:332 Plant Ecology (4)
11:216:411 Plant Diversity & Evolution (3)
11:216:421 Wetland Ecology (3)
11:216:441 Animal Behavior (3)
11:216:464 Wildlife Ecology & Conservation (3)
11:375:407 Environmental Toxicology (3)
11:776:210 Principles of Botany (4)
11:776:382 Plant Physiology (4)
11:680:390 General Microbiology (4)
11:216:269 Evolution of Animal Behavior (3)
11:067:328 Animal Genetics (3)
11:126:481 Molecular Genetics (3)
11:126:484 Tools for Bioinformatic Analysis (3)
11:776:485 Functional Genomics for Research (3)
11:776:391 Weeds, Disease, and Insects of Plants (3)
11:020:436 Sustainable Agriculture (3)
11:020:321 Principles and Practices of Organic Farming (3)
11:375:453 Soil Ecology (3)

Note: For Careers in Pest Management, the following courses nonentomology
elective courses are recommended:
11:115:301 Introductory Biochemistry (3)
11:115:403 Biochemistry (4)
11:115:404 Biochemistry (4)
11:375:407 Environmental Toxicology (3)

 
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