Entomology and Plant Pathology: Entomology, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Core Requirements
ENTO 5870Scientific Presentations (Both fall and spring semesters - 1 credit hour each)2
or PLP 5870 Scientific Presentations
ENTO 5623Advanced Biotechnology Methods3
or PLP 5623 Advanced Biotechnology Methods
ENTO 5524Integrated Management of Insect Pests and Pathogens4
or PLP 5524 Integrated Management of Insect Pests and Pathogens
ENTO 5000Master’s Research and Thesis6
or PLP 5000 Research
Exactly 6 graduate credit hours total must be listed on the Plan of Study (more than 6 credit hours completed will appear on final transcripts, not on the Plan of Study).
Hours Subtotal15
Discipline Requirements
Entomology - 15 hours15
Core - select at least two courses from the following:
Insect Biology and Classification
Insect Biochemistry
Insect Morphology and Physiology
Plus any additional courses to complete the graduate program and Plan of Study (7-8 hours)
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours30

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level