Zoology B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

CORE REQUIREMENTS
Choose one of the following options:4-8
Option A (recommended)
Exploring Biology
and Exploring Biology
Option B
Accelerated Biology
Option C
Principles of Biology
and Principles of Biology
BCOR 101Genetics3
Choose one of the following:4
SU:Ecology and Evolution
Molecular and Cell Biology
ANCILLARY REQUIREMENTS
Chemistry: to be taken in the first year if possible:
CHEM 031General Chemistry 14
CHEM 032General Chemistry 24
CHEM 141Organic Chemistry 14
CHEM 142Organic Chemistry 24
Choose one of the following Math courses:3-4
QR: Fundamentals of Calculus I
QR: Calculus I
At least six additional credits in mathematics, physics, and/or statistics from the following list:6
MATH 020, MATH 022, MATH 023, MATH 052, MATH 054, MATH 121, MATH 122, MATH 124, MATH 141, MATH 151, MATH 168, MATH 173, MATH 183, MATH 207, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 230, MATH 235, MATH 236, MATH 237, MATH 238, MATH 240, MATH 241, MATH 242, MATH 251, MATH 252, MATH 255, MATH 257, MATH 259, MATH 260, MATH 264, MATH 266, MATH 268, MATH 271, MATH 272, MATH 273, MATH 274, PHYS 011, PHYS 012, PHYS 021, PHYS 022, PHYS 031, PHYS 044, PHYS 051, PHYS 125, PHYS 128, PHYS 152, PHYS 201, PHYS 202, PHYS 211, PHYS 213, PHYS 214, PHYS 222, PHYS 242, PHYS 255, PHYS 256, PHYS 257, PHYS 258, PHYS 264, PHYS 265, PHYS 273, PHYS 274, STAT 141, STAT 143, STAT 151, STAT 153, STAT 183, STAT 200, STAT 201, STAT 211, STAT 221, STAT 223, STAT 224, STAT 225, STAT 229, STAT 231, STAT 233, STAT 235, STAT 237, STAT 241, STAT 251, STAT 253, STAT 256, STAT 261, STAT 287, STAT 288
Note: Most professional schools (e.g., medicine, dentistry, veterinary, physical therapy) require the equivalent of PHYS 012 & PHYS 022 or PHYS 152.
ADVANCED ELECTIVES
At least 15 additional credits in zoology or related fields. BCOR 102 or BCOR 103 (whichever was not taken to count for the core requirement) may be applied to the 15 credits. Special topics courses of the 295 designation may be applied by approval on a case-by-case basis. Choose from Categories A and B in consultation with your academic advisor. A maximum of 4 credits from Category B may be applied to the major.15
Category A (recommended courses in topics relevant to animal biology)
Category B (other eligible courses)
The following courses do not count toward the major requirements: HON 208, HON 209, and BIOL 298.