The BSc is a programme of papers with a combined value of not fewer than 360 credit points (see for more about the new 360 point system). The degree must include at least 180 points at 200-level or above. The remainder of the 162 credit points that you require to complete your degree (in addition to those specified for a Zoology major) can be made up from a wide range of subjects at 100-, 200- and 300-level in areas as diverse as anatomy, biochemistry, botany, chemistry, computer science, ecology, genetics, geography, geology, mathematics, microbiology, physics, physiology, psychology and statistics. You are also permitted to include up to 90 points from non-science papers.
Here are some suggestions for 100 and 200-level papers that you might like to consider - Suggested papers for Zoology majors
Remember that papers at 200- or 300-level usually have prerequisite papers that must have been passed in earlier years; take this into account when planning your programme. The University Calendar contains all relevant details of papers and their credit point values. Many students who major in Zoology take more than the minimum 72 points of 300-level Zoology papers.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) majoring in Zoology
BIOL 112 Animal Biology
CELS 191 Cell and Molecular Biology
ZOOL 221 Animal Designs for Living
ZOOL 222 Evolutionary Biology
ZOOL 223 Animal Physiology
180 further points; must include 54 points at 200-level or above.
Up to 90 points may be taken from outside ScienceZOOL 316 Biological Data Analysis and Computing, is strongly recommended for students intending to advance to PGDipSci or MSc in Zoology, PGDipWLM, or MWLM, and is required for students intending to advance to BSc(Hons) in Zoology.
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Regulations on this page are taken from the 2023 Calendar and supplementary material.