Zoology Degree at Texas A&M University (Texas A&M)

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Zoology Degree

The zoology degree program at Texas A&M University helps students seeking a future in animal care and focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla. Students who graduate the zoology degree program will have knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and behavior of various species of animals, including their molecular and cellular structure. Courses focus on molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer zoology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Zoology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Texas A&M has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree32
Doctorate Degree7

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male15
Female24

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black1
Hispanic5
White33

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Zoology program at Texas A&M, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • College Station-Bryan, TX
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $54.06
    • Average Annual Salary: $112,450

Biologists

Description

Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Description

Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management. May collect and analyze biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water habitats.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, zoologists and wildlife biologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.4% from 2010 to 2020

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Zoology Programs in Texas

Zoology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Zoology (B)
  • Animal Physiology (B)
  • Wildlife Biology (B)

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Zoology (B)

Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Zoology (B)

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Zoology (B,M,D)
  • Entomology (B,M,D)

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