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Bachelor of Arts in Aquarium and Zoo Science
Bachelor of Arts in Aquarium and Zoo Science

Bachelor of Arts in Aquarium and Zoo Science

  • ID:SFU10037
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,078.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,450.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,769.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$223.75
  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,078.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,450.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,769.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$223.75

* Technology Fee, Orientation Fee, Vehicle Registration Fee

Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Saint Francis University Online Application
  • Secondary/High School Transcripts and notarized English translations

English requirements

International Students whose native language is not English must submit proof of English language proficiency. The following are ways in which you can satisfy the language proficiency requirement:

  • TOEFL, IELTS, iTEP, EIKEN or PTE Academic scores, or IB score of 5 or higher on the English A 1 or 2 exams.

Course Information

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.

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Major Requirements in Biology: 43 credits

  • Introduction to Biology: Evolution, Ecology, and Plant Biology
  • Introduction to Biology: Molecules, Cells, and Animal Physiology
  • Biology Freshman Seminar
  • Animal Behavior
  • Biology Sophomore Seminar
  • Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Care
  • Animal Care and Training
  • Biology Junior Seminar
  • Evolution
  • Senior Seminar

Organismal Biology Electives:

Eight credits (2 courses) from the following:

  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Marine Biology
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Advanced Botany

Aquarium or Zoo Internships:

Six credits from the following:

  • Biology Internship
  • Biology Internship

Collateral Requirements: 27 credits

  • Chemistry in the Community
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Introduction to Psychology

Statistics Elective:

One course from the following:

  • Essentials of Statistics
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Biostatistics
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Career Opportunity

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance - USD $1769 per year

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