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Zoology B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

Choose one of the following sequences: 18
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 2
General Chemistry for Majors 1
and General Chemistry for Majors 2
CHEM 141Organic Chemistry 14
CHEM 142Organic Chemistry 24
MATH 019Fundamentals of Calculus I (or higher)3
At least fifteen credits in quantitative disciplines from among mathematics (MATH 020 or higher), physics (PHYS 011 or higher), or statistics (at least one course is required from STAT 141 or higher).15
Choose one of the following options:8
Option A (recommended)
Exploring Biology
and Exploring Biology
Option B
Principles of Biology
and Principles of Biology
BCOR 101Genetics3
BCOR 102Ecology and Evolution4
or BCOR 103 Molecular and Cell Biology
At least twenty-seven additional credits in zoology or related fields from the approved list available from the Department of Biology office or department advisors.27

CHEM 031/CHEM 032 or CHEM 035/CHEM 036 to be taken the first year if possible.

Students preparing for entry into professional schools, such as veterinary or human medicine or dentistry, should consult with their department advisor to select the proper sequences of electives.