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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

Entomology (ENTM)

College of Computer, Mathematical, & Physical Sciences
4112 Plant Sciences Building, 301-405-3911
www.entm.umd.edu
Chair: C. Mitter (Prof & Chair)
Director: B. Kent (Inst & Dir)
Professors: A. Brown, M. Ma, D. O'Brochta, M. Palmer (Dir), L. Pick, M. Raupp, J. Regier, R. StLeger, S. Via
Associate Professors: E. Armstrong, D. Hawthorne, W. Lamp, M. Neel, J. Nelson, P. Shrewsbury, J. Shultz, J. Wang
Assistant Professors: D. Gruner, C. Hooks
Lecturers: T. O'Brien (Lecturer)
Affiliate Professors: G. Brust
Affiliate Associate Professors: U. Pal, L. Wu
Adjunct Professors: D. Davis, C. Labandeira, W. Mathis, D. Miller, J. Pettis, R. Robbins, M. Schauff, T. Schultz
Adjunct Associate Professors: J. Lill, S. Lingafelter, S. Scheffer
Professors Emeriti: P. Barbosa, D. Bottrell, J. Davidson, G. Dively, J. Hellman, D. Messersmith, B. Thorne, F. Wood

The Major

See Biological Sciences Program.

Program Objectives

See Biological Sciences Program.

Program Learning Outcomes

See Biological Sciences Program.

Admission to the Major

See Biological Sciences Program.

Placement in Courses

See Biological Sciences Program.

Requirements for the Major

Undergraduate students interested in Entomology should declare the General Biology specialization within the Biological Sciences Program (see separate listing). Students should also contact the Entomology Director of Undergraduate Studies for information on pursuing a career in Entomology.

Requirements for Specialization
See the Biological Sciences Program listing in this catalog, or contact the Entomology Director of Undergraduate Studies for the General Biology requirements.

Advising

Advising is non-mandatory, but recommended in the Biological Sciences Program. The Department of Entomology faculty coordinate and advise students in the General Biology (GENB) specialization. Contact the Department of Entomology (301-405-3911) for information about advising or to schedule an appointment with the Entomology Director of Undergraduate Studies. For advising on other Biological Sciences Program specializations, see the Biological Sciences Program listing in this catalog.

Undergraduate Research Experiences

Students in the Biological Sciences Program can engage in research with Entomology faculty either in either departmental or off-campus facilities. Contact the Entomology Director of Undergraduate Students for more information.

Fieldwork Opportunities

Students in the Biological Sciences Program can engage in fieldwork related to either basic and applied research with Entomology faculty. Contact the Entomology Director of Undergraduate Students for more information.

Honors Program

The Entomology Honors Program provides the opportunity for highly motivated and academically qualified undergraduates to engage in original, independent research under the guidance of an Entomology faculty mentor. The program is open to all Biological Science Program students who have (1) junior standing (including at least twelve credits within the major), (2) a minimum overall GPA and major courses GPA of 3.2, and (3) a Department of Entomology faculty member who has agreed to serve as their mentor. Contact the Entomology Honors Director, Dr. William Lamp (lamp@umd.edu) for more information. Participants in the Entomology Honors Program are eligible for the Ernest N. Cory Undergraduate Scholarship.

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