BABA General Studies Specialization: Zoology

The Zoology (ZY) area of specialization provides students with foundation knowledge about the diversity of life (its evolution and significance) and about the structure of animals and ecosystems and how they function (i.e., the acquisition, flow, organization, and uses of information, energy, and nutrients in animals). For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • PCB 3063 Genetics (required)
  • Three (3) 3000 or 4000-level PCB and ZOO courses offered by the Department of Biology, excluding 4905 courses

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Zoology is available through the Department of Biology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Biology Department Advising for Zoology is done with:

  • Brittany Hoover
  • Bobbi Knickerbocker
  • Christine Richmond
  • Claudine Tolbert

CLAS Academic Advising Center
Farrior Hall
100 Fletcher Drive

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 17-18 credit hours with grades of C or better. You can find out more about the Zoology minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.