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Biology - Zoology, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, FL,
Palm Beach Atlantic University offers high-quality training in the study of Biology: Concentration in Zoology. Courses like Invertebrate Zoology and Natural History of the Galapagos Islands are up-to-date and academic rigorous. Our courses instill in you the values of intellect, Christian character and personal integrity.

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What Can I Do With This Degree?

Graduates might pursue professional school in veterinary medicine or other health-related area or be prepared for a career wokring for: 

  • Private agencies
  • Government agencies
  • Nonprofit organizations

As a biology major at PBA, you'll:

  • Enjoy a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18
  • Learn from dedicated Christians who are also experts in their field
  • Develop multifaceted skills and techniques through independent research and course assignments
  • Benefit from one-on-one faculty advising
Your Opportunities in Zoology

You’ll benefit from learning in South Florida, which has an increasing concentration of companies involved in zoology, medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and biochemistry areas, including:

  • Palm Beach Zoo
  • Brevard Zoo
  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Max Planck Research Institute
  • Torrey Pines Research Institute

Graduates might pursue professional school in veterinary medicine or other health-related area, or an advance degree in zoology, ecology, wildlife and fisheries science, to name a few. Those seeking employment upon graduation would be qualified to work for private agencies, government agencies or nonprofit organizations in positions such as environmental health specialist or zoo curator. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology
  • Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Comparative Vertebrate Embryology
  • Ecology

Lecturers

At PBA, Florida’s top Christian college, you’ll learn from exceptional professors. They believe in an open-door policy so that they are available to you when you need them.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

National Students Requirements:
  • ACT/SAT scores.
  • Official high school transcripts.
  • Online application.
International Students Requirements:
  • Completed online application with a $50 (US currency) application fee.
  • Essay of 300-500 words describing the intersection between your personal faith journey and academic collegiate goals.
  • Official high school or previous university transcripts evaluated and translated by a professional evaluation company that must be a member of the NACES.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for West Palm Beach

  • 1129 - 2030 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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