Zoology B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

Choose 1 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 1 of the following: 4
SU:Ecology and Evolution
Molecular and Cell Biology
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 1 of the following Math courses:3-4
QR: Fundamentals of Calculus I
QR: Calculus I
At least 15 additional credits in quantitative disciplines from the following list. No more than 3 credits in GEOG can be counted toward this requirement.15
Note: Most professional schools (e.g., medicine, dentistry, veterinary, physical therapy) require the equivalent of PHYS 012 & PHYS 022 or PHYS 152.
At least 27 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 27 credits. Up to 6 credits of undergraduate research and/or thesis credits in any zoological discipline may be applied to the 27 credits. Up to 8 credits of 100-level courses in the list below may be applied to the 27 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 8 credits from Category B may be applied to the major.27
Category A (recommended courses in topics relevant to animal biology)
Category B (other eligible courses)