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Classification & Qualifications General Schedule Qualification Standards

Entomology Series, 0414

Individual Occupational Requirements

Basic Requirements

  1. Degree: entomology; or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences that included at least 16 semester hours in entomology.

    OR

  2. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major that included course work as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Evaluation of Education: Applicants with major fields of study in biology, zoology, or invertebrate zoology may fully meet the basic educational requirements if their academic preparation included substantive instruction (including appropriate laboratory and field work) in basic general entomology, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, general and organic chemistry, general physics, and mathematics or statistics that provided some training in the analysis of variables.

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