Bachelor of Science

Zoology

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110 Quantitative Skills with Applications 6  
MTHS120 Calculus and Linear Algebra 1 6  
MTHS130 Calculus and Linear Algebra 2 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following units: 24 cps
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
42 cps
EM323 Wildlife Ecology and Management 6  
ZOOL203 Vertebrate Zoology - Evolution and Diversity 6  
ZOOL210 Invertebrate Zoology 6  
ZOOL220 Entomology 6  
ZOOL326 Animal Behaviour 6  
ZOOL327 Ecological and Comparative Physiology 6

 

ZOOL329 Evolutionary Parasitology 6  
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.  
Course Requirements 66 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 66 credit points by either:
Completing a second Major and Elective Units
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 24 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-24 cps
ANSC201 Animal Structure and Function 6  
ASTY221 Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics 6  
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
ECOL202 Aquatic Ecology 6  
ECOL203 Ecology - Populations to Ecosystems 6  
EVOL211 Evolution and Biogeography 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
GENE251 Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 6  
GEOL202 Introductory Palaeontology 6  
PSIO220 Integrated Physiology 6  
PSIO230 Pathophysiology 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
ECOL320 Molecular Ecology 6  
EM353 Conservation Biology 6  
EVOL301 Biological Systematics 6  
GENE322 Genetics of Populations 6  
PSIO331 Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology 6  
PSIO332 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
ZOOL328 Insect-Plant Interactions 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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