Get a degree in Insects and Society at the University of Idaho

B.S. Sustainable Crop & Landscape Systems: Insects & Society

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

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Phone: (208) 885-7984
aginst@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Studying the Insects of Earth

Insects account for more than half of all animal species on Earth, and you will study the role insects play in crop production and landscapes. Study pollination, disease transmission, pest management and all areas of entomology while applying what you learn in the field or in a laboratory.

Fast Facts

  • See more than 1 million insect specimens at the William F. Barr Entomological Museum
  • Access plant science farms and computer-controlled greenhouses
  • Participate in a departmental research project
  • Intern with USDA or U.S. Forest Service
  • Observe insects in their native habitats and collect samples
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Pest Management Specialist
  • Field Representative
  • Research Assistant
  • Biocontrol Consultant
  • Agricultural Inspector
Salary

$45,000

Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Job Placement

100%

of graduates earn a job after college.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn this degree, we recommend you:
  • take science and biology courses
  • observe insects in nature
  • take on leadership roles in student clubs 
Financial
Financial
Lab Fees

$695
to
$1,025

Approximate lab fees for required courses.
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-on Learning
  • William F. Barr Entomological Museum
  • Plant science farms and computer-controlled greenhouses
  • Field trips to collect/observe insects
  • Study abroad in Taiwan, Mexico, or India
Internships
  • USDA
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
Clubs