Zoology (BS)

Zoology (BS)

The Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in zoology is for students who seek professional employment in animal biology, or who seek admission to graduate programs in animal biology or to health-related professional schools. The degree contains core courses in biology, chemistry, physics, calculus and statistics. Students will complete a concentration encompassing several branches of modern zoology, while allowing focused study in any one of those fields. Concentration options include: animal behavior and neurobiology; cell and developmental biology; ecology, evolution and organismal biology; general zoology; genetics; marine biology; or zoo and aquarium science.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in zoology (BS) pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of animal biology, research and ecology.

Alumni work at:

  • Conservation agencies
  • Federal, state and local agencies
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Museums
  • Research laboratories
  • Wildlife management and pre-veterinary fields
  • Zoos and aquariums

Alumni work as:

  • Animal caretakers
  • Biology assistants
  • Computer specialists
  • Cytogenetic technicians
  • High school and middle school teachers
  • Park naturalists
  • Museum collections managers

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