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Environmental Biology - Zoology

Standing in water on a sunny day, environmental biology zoology students learn from a professor holding a wild fish.

The environmental biology - zoology program is designed to help students understand the concepts of environmental biology and to apply those concepts to improve both the natural environment and the environment affected by human activities. The focus of the program is on animal biology. The zoology courses in the program emphasize ecology, systematics and environmental science.

Students may also complete this major through Lyman Briggs College


Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of animal biology, ecology and the environment.

Alumni work at: 

  • Federal, state and local agencies
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Laboratories
  • Museums
  • Veterinarian clinics
  • Zoos

Alumni work as: 

  • Ecologists
  • Field biologists
  • Teachers and educators
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Marine biologists
  • Parks naturalists
  • Zoologists and wildlife biologists

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