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    Saint Francis University
  Dec 18, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Aquarium and Zoo Science, B.A.

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Chair: Dr.Justin Merry
Program Co-Coordinators: Ms. Shelley Kirkpatrick and Dr. Melissa Meadows

The Aquarium and Zoo Science, B.A. degree is specifically built to prepared students for careers in aquariums and zoos upon completion. The students will complete a broad survey of biology the first year and then build upon this by completing courses in animal care, animal nutrition, vertebrate zoology, invertebrate zoology, microbiology, genetics, and marine biology. Skills will be developed by students while completing their animal care practicum and internships along with laboratory exercises. Students will have the opportunity to develop presentation skills both in front of and inside a large aquarium, presenting information to school children and visitors to the biology department.

Aquarium or Zoo Internships:

Six credits from BIOL 398  and BIOL 399  

Statistics Elective

One course in statistics from the following options:

Psychology Minor:

Plus five additional courses from Psychology to complete requirements for a Psychology Minor

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