University Catalog 2023-2024

Entomology (MS)

Degree Requirements

Required Courses9
Select a minimum of 3 courses from the following list:
Insect Diversity
Insect Morphology and Physiology
Professional Development for Agriculture and the Life Sciences
Principles of Genetic Pest Management
Biology of Aquatic Insects
Writing Proposals in Agriculture, Biology, and Ecology
Insect Behavior
Organic Agriculture: Principles and Practices
Fundamentals of Arthropod Management
Techniques in Molecular Ecology and Evolution
Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Special Topics In Entomology
Biological Control of Insects and Weeds
Ecology of Soil Ecosystems
Insect Ecology
Insect Pest Management In Agricultural Crops
Special Topics In Entomology
Seminar Courses2
Seminar course must be repeated to fulfill 2 credit hours
Additional Courses19
Additional Courses are determined in conjunction with the academic committee to meet the 30 total hours
Total Hours30


Full Professors

  • Rick Lynn Brandenburg
  • David Buchwalter
  • Wayne G. Buhler
  • Hannah J. Burrack
  • Robert R. Dunn
  • Steven D. Frank
  • Fred L. Gould
  • Rebecca Elizabeth Irwin
  • George G. Kennedy
  • Dominic Duane Reisig
  • Richard M. Roe
  • Coby J. Schal
  • Jules Silverman
  • Clyde E. Sorenson
  • David R. Tarpy
  • James F. Walgenbach
  • David W. Watson
  • Anna Elizabeth Whitfield
  • Brian M. Wiegmann

Associate Professors

  • Marce D. Lorenzen
  • David B. Orr
  • Michael Hay Reiskind
  • Dorith Rotenberg

Assistant Professors

  • Zachary Steven Brown
  • Sydney E. Crawley
  • Anders Schmidt Huseth
  • Aram Arshak Mikaelyan
  • Gareth Stephen Powell
  • Elsa Youngsteadt

Emeritus Faculty

  • Charles Smith Apperson
  • Jack S. Bacheler
  • James R. Baker
  • Julius R. Bradley Jr
  • Wayne Maurice Brooks
  • William V. Campbell
  • Lewis L. Deitz
  • Maurice H. Farrier
  • Fred P. Hain
  • James D. Harper
  • Ruediger C. Hillmann
  • John R. Meyer
  • Harry B. Moore Jr.
  • Herbert H. Neunzig
  • John F. Roberts
  • Robert L. Robertson
  • Kenneth A. Sorensen
  • Phillip S. Southern
  • Ronald Edwin Stinner
  • John W. VanDuyn
  • Charles Gerald Wright

Adjunct Professors

  • Nicholas M. Haddad
  • Loganathan Ponnusamy
  • Christopher M. Ranger