Academics

BCM 180M - Bees and Medicinal Honey

Course Description:

This is an on-campus spring term course with some overnight travel within Michigan. The course aims to acquaint students with bees and beekeeping through participation in a beekeeping workshop and through discussion and interaction with rural and urban beekeepers in Michigan. In addition, students will research the medicinal properties of honey through chemical and biological analyses in the lab. Topics will include the life history and habits of the honeybee, methods of management, honey production, apiary equipment, identification and control of bee diseases, honey biochemistry and biological activity and medical uses of honey.

Instructor(s):

Dr. Ferhat Ozturk

Prerequisite(s):

None

Course Fee:

$350

Limit:

16