2023-2024 Catalog 
    Feb 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Zoology, General Major

Professors Anderson, Carreno, Downing, Hamill, Wolverton

Associate Professors Hankison, Markwardt, Panhuis, Reichard

Assistant Professors Gangloff, Tomcho

Continuing Part-time Professor Tuhela-Reuning

Adjunct Professors Ichida, Roberts, Waterhouse, Watkins-Colwell

Learning Objectives

Consistent with the Departmental Mission and Goals, we expect that students who graduate with a major in Zoology will:

Demonstrate a general understanding of the levels of biological organization from the molecular to systems level.

Develop a deeper understanding in a range of subjects in the biological sciences through advanced coursework.

Apply the scientific method including making careful observations, asking questions, generating hypotheses, designing and conducting experiments, and analyzing and interpreting results (which includes the appropriate use of statistics).

Demonstrate the ability to find, read, and critically evaluate scientific information including primary literature.

Communicate topics in Zoology effectively.