MSU Weed Science - Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Feb 18th, 2019


Program Advisers


Walt Pett

Chris DiFonzo 517-353-5328

MSU Entomology Department
243 Natural Science Building East Lansing, MI 48824

Entomology Minor at Michigan State University
Many students become interested in insects only after beginning a degree program in a different department. Other student are interested in insects, but do not have the time or money to complete a dual-degree. The solution to these dilemmas is a minor in Entomology. The minor can be accomplished in as few as 15 credits. A minor in Entomology is a useful and unusual addition to a degree in Crop and Soil Sciences, Fisheries & Wildlife, Forestry, Horticulture, Zoology, and any other agriculture-, environment-, and natural resource-related program.

Requirements for the Entomology Minor (15 total credits)
1) ENT 404 Fundamentals of Entomology

2) At least 12 additional Entomology credits from this list:
* ENT 205 Pests, Society, and Environment
* ENT 364 Turfgrass Entomology
* ENT 407 Diseases and Insects of Forest and Shade Trees
* ENT 410 Apiculture and Pollination
* ENT 422 Aquatic Entomology
* ENT 460 Medical and Veterinary Entomology
* ENT 469 Biomonitoring of Streams
* ENT 470 Nematology
* ENT 478 Integrated Pest Management
* ENT 479 Organic Pest Management

With specific approval from the Entomology undergraduate advisors, Entomology courses not listed above may be substituted towards the 12 additional credits for the minor.

Before beginning a minor, contact Drs. Pett or DiFonzo to plan your program.