Bachelor's Degree Zoology Liberty University
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Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Pursue a Career Working with Animals with Our Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology

Have you always loved animals? Would you like to pursue a career that allows you to work with them every day? With our Bachelor of Science in Zoology (Pre-Vet) degree, you’ll get the foundational training and knowledge you need to start your journey of working with animals for life.

This program will prepare you to enter the workforce in fields like husbandry, zoo curation, or wildlife biology. Additionally, you’ll be prepared to apply to graduate school to become a veterinarian or physician. With the coursework and experience you receive in this degree, you’ll be well prepared regardless of which path you choose.

So why wait any longer? Start chasing after your dream today! We’ll help you live out your desire to work with animals professionally if you choose to pursue our Bachelor of Science in Zoology degree.

Why Choose Liberty’s Zoology Degree?

At Liberty, we strive to give you the best we have to offer — a top-notch education, seasoned professors who have real-life experience, and a curriculum that prepares you for your future. That’s why our zoology degree has been specifically designed to meet all of these needs.

One of our best resources is our professors. These men and women are highly skilled professionals in their field with real-life experience and doctoral degrees. They are industry leaders, who desire to help, guide, and support you throughout your academic journey.

Another valuable asset to our zoology program is the experience you will gain. Almost all of our biology and chemistry courses have associated labs so you’ll get to put into practice the topics you’re learning in the classroom. You also have the option of participating in an internship to give you additional experience prior to graduation.

What Will You Learn in Our Zoology Degree?

In our zoology program, we want to equip you to enter a field working directly with animals upon graduation or to apply to veterinary school. Some of the core courses you’ll take cover biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Additionally, you’re going to take many biology courses, including:

  • Biology Seminar
  • Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Ecology
  • Genetics

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information on what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

BIOL 224 – General Biology

BIOL 301 – Genetics

BIOL 310 – Ecology 

BIOL 416 – Comparative Animal Physiology

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Zoology Degree

  • Labs are associated with nearly every course in the Department of Biology and Chemistry, giving you hands-on experience in your field before graduation
  • Your courses and labs are taught by faculty with real-life experience and doctoral degrees.
  • Emphasis is placed on creationism, but evolution is also taught for a well-rounded perspective of the earth’s origins.
  • There are many opportunities to be involved in research projects with faculty as an undergraduate student.

Zoology Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Zoology Graduates

  • College professor/researcher
  • Physician
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary technician
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Zoo curator

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.