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Zoo Science Certificate


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Additional information available on the Zoo Keeping Technology Department website.

The Zoo Science certificate is designed to enhance the Zoo Keeping AAS degree or introduce students to animal careers other than Zoo Keeping. Students learn about the physical and mental demands in the field of zoo keeping, bird biology and husbandry, mammalian biology and husbandry, and fish and aquatic invertebrate biology in relation to captive care and management.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Zoo Science certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Design husbandry, conservation, and management programs for mammalian and avian species
  • Construct and enrich animal enclosures according to individual animal needs
  • Discuss the environmental, political, economic, and sociological issues linked to loss of biodiversity on the planet
  • Develop and implement training programs for captive animals

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