Graduate Programs in Applied Entomology

Plan of Study: Urban Agriculture

The GC-UA is a 12-credit (four 3-credit courses) graduate program designed to be completed in 12 months of continuous enrollment as outlined in the plan of study, below. 

The program uses the term academic calendar:  I (fall), II (winter), III (spring), IV (summer). See Approved Term Calendars for a specific academic year start and end dates.  Online content is delivered through UMD’s online learning environment

Specific class meeting information is posted on UMD’s online schedule of classes, Testudo.  

  GC-Urban Agriculture, Plan of Study: Fall Admission  
Term Offered Course Core Courses Term Offered Course Credit
I ENTM710 Insect Biodiversity, Physiology and Ecology PLE* 3
II ENTM730 Plant Diagnostics PLE* 3
III ENTM750 Urban Pests PLE* 3
IV ENTM755 Designing an Urban Garden PLE* 3

The GC-UA focuses on the growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities. Student acquire the necessary skills to maintain plants and beneficial insects in and around these settings. The program also focuses on the urban ecosystem and urban policies and plans.

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