Do you want to study the science of animal behavior, health, and more?
At a glance
Zoologists focus on the behavior, health, and life processes of animals. Some study live animals in controlled or natural surroundings, while others study the structure and function of animal cells, tissues, and organ systems. In the Zoology major, you’ll study biology, chemistry, and mathematics, and then immerse yourself in specialized areas, including animal behavior, aquatic biology, ecology, genetics and evolution, and cellular/molecular biology and physiology. Students planning to attend veterinary school often major in zoology.
Some Career Options
You’ll be prepared to work in various areas of zoology, such as research or private industry, as well as graduate school/professional studies. Career fields include medical biotechnology, research, protective agencies (such as shelters and refuges), animal training, aquatic/marine biology, exotic animal jobs, and wildlife conservation. It is an appropriate major for students planning to attend medical or veterinary school. Graduates often pursue advanced degrees to carry out basic research or advance into leadership positions in industry.
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