Entomology: Bio-Forensics, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
Select one of the following:3
Composition II
Critical Analysis and Writing II
Technical Writing
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865
American History Since 1865
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
Select one of the following:3
College Algebra (A) 1
Trigonometry (A) 1
Business Calculus (A) 1
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
BIOL 1114Introductory Biology (LN) 14
CHEM 1314General Chemistry (LN) 14
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
Course designated (S)3
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S) 18
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Course cannot be used here and as an (N)
AG 1011First Year Seminar1
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S)3
ENTO 2993Introduction to Entomology (LN)3
STAT 2013Elementary Statistics (A)3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to the Animal Sciences
Chemistry and Applications of Biomolecules
Elements of Environmental Science
Fundamentals of Food Science
Principles of Horticultural Science (LN)
Introduction to Landscape Architecture and Landscape Management
Introduction to Natural History (LN)
Elements of Forestry
Ecology of Natural Resources
Introduction to Plant and Soil Systems
Fundamentals of Soil Science (N)
Written and Oral Communications
Select one of the following:3
Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Written Communication
Business Communication for International Students
Technical Writing 2
Select one of the following:3
Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S)
Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Elements of Persuasion (S)
Hours Subtotal19
Major Requirements
Core Courses
Select two of the following:8
Insect Physiology
Insect Biology and Classification
Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Additional Core Courses
ENTO 4573Introduction to Forensic Entomology3
SOC 4333Criminology (S)3
SOC 4743Criminalistics: Introduction to Forensic Sciences3
Additional Entomology
ENTO 4800Entomology Practicum3
ENTO 2143Global Issues in Agricultural Biosecurity and Forensics3
Related Courses
Genetics:
Select one of the following:3
General Genetics
Plant Genetics and Biotechnology
Animal Genetics
Chemistry:
CHEM 1515General Chemistry (LN)5
Organic chemistry (5 upper division hours)5
BIOC 3653Survey of Biochemistry3
Lab Courses:
CHEM 2113Principles of Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 2122Quantitative Analysis Laboratory2
BIOC 3723Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory3
Additional Biological Sciences:
Select 7 hours of the following:7
Introduction to Microbiology
and Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory
Cell and Molecular Biology
Virology
Bioinformatics
Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology
Concepts in Medical Genetics
Microbial Genetics: from Genes to Genomes
Biological Energy Transduction
Physiology
Mammalian Physiology
Introductory Pharmacology
Endocrinology
Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
Organismal Ecotoxicology
Upper level entomology, plant pathology, biological sciences, forensic sciences courses not taken for credit in other categories.
Additional Math and Science:
Select 7 hours of the following:7
Calculus I (A)
Calculus II (A)
Plant Biology (LN)
Organic Chemistry
General Physics (LN)
General Physics (LN)
SAS Programming
Statistical Methods I (A)
Statistical Methods II (A)
Animal Biology
Evolution
Other math and science courses not taken for credit in other categories
Foreign Language:
Up to 10 credit hours of upper division foreign language may be substituted for Additional Natural Resources or Biological Sciences
Hours Subtotal61
Electives
Select 0 hours or hours to complete required total for degree0
Total Hours120
1

College & Departmental requirements that may be used to meet GE requirements.

2

If ENGL 3323 Technical Writing is substituted for ENGL 1213 Composition II above; hours in this block are reduced by 3.

Other Requirements

  • A minimum of 40 semester credit hours and 100 grade points must be earned in courses numbered 3000 or above.
  • A 2.00 GPA or higher in upper-division hours.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2023.