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Southern Illinois University



College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences

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Degrees and Specializations

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Zoology requires students to choose one of the following specializations.  Click on the link to get information and view course requirements. 

We also offer a course in Marine Biology which includes a 5-day field trip to the Gulf of Mexico over Spring Break.

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Zoology is for students who plan on non-science careers but desire a strong background in zoology. The major includes 22-23 hours of free electives which can be used for a minor or second major. Specific course recommendations are available for students interested in zoo keeping.