Summary of Requirements needed to achieve each level in the South Carolina Master Beekeeper Program
November 19, 2018
Journeyman Level
November 19, 2018

A Certified Level Study Guide is available in the Member Resource Files on the SCBA website.


  1. Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary, 3rd Edition – Keith Delaplane (2007)
  2. The Beekeeper’s Handbook, 4th Edition – Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile, Dewey M. Caron (2011)
  3. First Lessons in Beekeeping – Keith Delaplane (2007)
  4. The Backyard Beekeeper, Revised and Updated: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden – Kim Flottum (2010)
  5.  Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping – Dewey Caron, Lawrence Connor (Revised 2013)
  6. Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees -Richard E. Bonney, Malcolm T. Sanford (2018)
  7. Beekeeping Tips and Techniques for the Southeast United States, Beekeeping Finance – David MacFawn (2017)


  • American Bee Journal
  • Bee Culture

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