BS Entomology

Entomology is the scientific study of insects, and it includes biological, agricultural, and environmental disciplines that are relevant to insects and their interactions with people and other creatures. Entomology, B.S. This four-year degree program has a total duration of four years (minimum eight semesters). The first two years (four semesters) are dedicated to introductory courses in all agricultural fields. Major Agriculture courses over the next three semesters. Entomology is taught, including insect morphology, taxonomy, ecology, physiology, behavior, Integrated Pest Management, Stored Grain Pest Management, and Agricultural Pests. Internships or research work are offered in the last semester.

Core Courses

  • Insect Biology with Lab
  • Medical Entomology
  • Forensic Insect Succession
  • Forensic Entomology
  • Entomology and Pest Management
  • Principles of Agronomy
  • General Crop Physiology
  • Introductory Horticulture
  • Geology, Soil and Environment
  • Basic Agriculture

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate (FSc pre-medical) or Equivalent.
  • Minimum 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in entry test.

Scope

Applied research entomologists focus on solving specific problems, such as producing insect-resistant plants to reduce the use of toxic pesticides. Insect damage to a variety of products is investigated by those who work in inspection and control.

Entomologist after completion of their degree can work as,

  • Agronomist (may require advanced degree)
  • Cooperative Extension Agent
  • Entomologist (may require advanced degree)
  • Field Scientist (may require advanced degree)
  • Forensic Entomologist (may require advanced degree)
  • Lab Technician

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