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Zoology (BIS)

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  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C -” or better in courses used toward the Zoology Emphasis in BIS.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A minimum of 18 credit hours in Zoology courses.
  • Program Code: 6021
  • CIPC: 260701


Students must have their Zoology BIS Emphasis contract approved by the departmental advisor and the BIS program coordinator. Call 801-626-6165 for the departmental advisor’s contact information. (Also refer to the Departmental Advisor Referral List.)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Interdisciplinary Work-Made multiple connections across three academic disciplines.
  • High Impact Educational Experience-Engaged in high impact practices through at least one of these: (a) collaborative learning projects, (b) undergraduate research, (c) public performances, (d)diversity/global learning, (e) community engaged learning, (f) internships, or (g) intensive writing.
  • Capstone Signature Work -Synthesized and reported key research/skills/theories from academic disciplines.
  • Analysis and Reflection-Provided analyses/results/conclusions/reflections from the Capstone experience.
  • Academic speaking and writing-Used effective oral and written English-language skills
  • Post-Graduate Planning-Planned for careers and/or graduate programs.

Course Requirements for BIS Emphasis

Zoology Courses Required (11 credit hours)

Zoology BIS Emphasis Electives (7 credit hours)

Select 7 credit hours of approved upper division Zoology courses (numbered 3000 and above).


ZOOL 2100  – Human Anatomy Credits: (4) and ZOOL 2200  – Human Physiology Credits: (4) may be used at half credit (2 credit hours per each) to fulfill elective credit hours in the Zoology BIS Emphasis.

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