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Bachelor of Zoology

School of Social and Human Studies
Atlantic International University

The Bachelor of Zoology (BS) program helps students develop the set of skills necessary to work in the field. Career opportunities are found in local, state and federal government agencies, museums, national and marine parks, and zoological gardens. Zoologists are also employed in the media, consultancy firms, aquaculture, biotechnology and animal breeding businesses, primary industry, and tourism. The Bachelor of Zoology (BS) program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Bachelor of Zoology (BS) curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.

Important: You can find below an example of the topics or areas of study that you can develop and work on during your study program. This does not mean in any way that said example implies being a complete list that you are obliged to carry out in AIU, but that it is used by you as it is, an example or guide at your service. We remind you that AIU does not require its students to follow a standardized curriculum. Do you want to learn more about curriculum design at AIU? (Courses and Study Plans)


Core Courses and Topics in Zoology:
Genetics
Entomology
Marine Ecology
Freshwater Ecology
Databases and Dynamic
Animal Physiology
Directed Research
General Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Biochemistry
Physics
Animal behavior
Animal ecology

Orientation Courses:
Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
Organization Theory (Portfolio)
Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
Seminar Administrative Development (Book Summary)
Seminar Cultural Development (Practical Experience)
Seminar International Development (Publications)

Research Project in Zoology:

Bachelor Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Bachelor Thesis (5,000 words)
Publication: Each Bachelor of Zoology graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.

Job Description Master of Zoology
The branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure, physiology, development, and classification of animals Zoologists are involved in a wide variety of careers and are employed by research institutions eg Antarctic research stations, and educational institutions including primary and secondary schools. Other employment opportunities include local, state and federal government agencies, museums, national and marine parks, and zoological gardens. Zoologists are also employed in the media, consultancy firms, aquaculture, biotechnology and animal breeding businesses, primary industry, and tourism.

Professional Associations
  • African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (PAAZAB)
  • World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)
  • European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians (EAZWV)


Resources and Tools
A Study Guide to Invertebrate Zoology
Books on Zoology

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We understand how busy adults do not have time to go back to school. Now, it's possible to earn your degree in the comfort of your own home and still have time for yourself and your family. The Admissions office is here to help you, for additional information or to see if you qualify for admissions please contact us. If you are ready to apply please submit your Online Application and paste your resume and any additional comments/questions in the area provided.

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