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The bachelor of science (BS) degree in zoology educates students broadly in the biology of animals. Our students gain a deep and broad understanding of zoology, from the minutiae of molecular and cellular development to the organization of ecosystems.

After completing core courses, zoology students embark on a flexible slate of upper-level courses: You can choose to specialize or remain generalized, according to your individual interests and career goals.

Many of our graduates go on to careers in the government, nonprofit or industry sectors. Others pursue advanced degrees in zoology, cell biology, ecology, wildlife and fisheries science, marine science, biomedical subdisciplines and other fields related to biology. Postgraduate study in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and other health fields is also popular among our alumni.

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