Zoology

minor

The Zoology minor provides a solid foundation in the biology of animals, from the molecular to the organismal level, as well as their relationships to each other and the environment.

About this Program

Department Information

The Department of Biology studies life at all levels from molecules to the biosphere to understand the evolution, structure, maintenance and dynamics of biological systems. Our teaching and research provide the integrative and conceptual foundations of the life sciences.
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P.O. BOX 118525
220 BARTRAM HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-8525
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Curriculum

A minimum of nine credits must be completed at UF. Individual Studies in Zoology will not count toward the minor:

BSC 4910Individual Mentored Research in Biology3
BSC 4912Advanced Mentored Research in Biology4
BOT 4911Undergraduate Research in Botany3
ZOO 4905Individual Studies in Zoology1-4
ZOO 4911Undergraduate Research in Zoology3
ZOO 4940Practical Experience in Teaching Zoology2

Students pursuing majors of biology, entomology, food science and human nutrition, microbiology, natural resource conservation or wildlife ecology are not eligible to receive the minor in zoology.

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

BSC 2010
2010L
Integrated Principles of Biology 1
and Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory 1
4
BSC 2011
2011L
Integrated Principles of Biology 2
and Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory 2
4
PCB or ZOO courses from the Department of Biology 19-10
Total Credits17-18
1

Minimum of three courses and nine credits; must include at least one ZOO course.

Not all PCB and ZOO courses are offered by the Department of Biology.  Students should search “Zoology” or “Biological Sciences” on https://one.uf.edu/soc/ to ensure that their desired courses are in the correct department.

Excluding PCB 1050, PCB 1051, PCB 2050, PCB 2441, PCB 3134, PCB 3601C, PCB 4233, PCB 4522, PCB 4917, ZOO 4232, and any other courses not offered by the Department of Biology.