Zoology (BS)

Zoology (BS)

The bachelor of science in zoology is for students who seek professional employment in animal biology or 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 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; and zoo and aquarium science.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates with a bachelor of science in zoology 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 preveterinary 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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