2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 03, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ZOSC 494 - Zoo Practicum

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisites: CGPA of 3.0 and final grade of ‘B’ or better in ZOSC 210 and final grade of ‘B’ or better in one management course in the animal area where the practicum is to take place: ZOSC 341, ZOSC 342, or ZOSC 343 and ZOSC 120
An out-of- lass experience in which the student spends the semester (2 credit-hours per semester) working as an assistant keeper in one animal area. At least 8 hours of clock time per week is required at the job site, with the schedule to be determined in consultation with zoo staff. Two semesters are required (4 credit-hours pass/fail total) and a student cannot spend both semesters in the same zoo area. Limited to Zoo Science majors.