Topics of Study
In this program, you will study biology of animal species, and their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. You will learn how animals form, grow, maintain life, reproduce, and interact with each other and with their surroundings. You will study biology, chemistry, physics, math and statistics, and general zoology courses. You will take courses in genetics, entomology, animal physiology, animal behavior and ethnology; wildlife biology, and evolutionary biology, in order to gain knowledge of how and why specific animals live, behave, and survive.
- A bachelor's degree qualifies for work as a research assistant or secondary teacher.
- A master's degree is sufficient for some jobs in applied research and for jobs in management, as well as in the fields of medicine, ecology, and health care.
- A doctoral degree is usually required for college teaching, independent research, and for advancement to administrative positions.
- Animal Scientist
- Veterinary Technician
- Wildlife Biologist