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Bachelor of Science in Entomology and Nematology - Urban Pest Management

Bachelor of Science in Entomology and Nematology - Urban Pest Management

University of Florida

University of Florida, Gainesville, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    =173
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Entomology and nematology are biological sciences dealing with insects, mites, ticks, spiders and nematodes. The Department of Entomology and Nematology offers the major. Faculty within the department cover areas in systematics, ecology, medically significant arthropods, social insects, insect management, physiology, behavior, evolution and natural ecosystem cycles. The department has a long tradition of sending students to medical, veterinary and dental school. Graduate school prospects are also high and employment options using entomology are versatile. This specialization is for entry to the pest control industry. Students receive instruction about arthropods, nematodes, plant diseases and weeds with reference to the pest problems in residential and commercial property. A business curriculum prepares students for management responsibilities. Students planning to attend graduate school should consult an advisor for appropriate math, chemistry and physics courses.