2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ZOSC 120 - Zookeeping Techniques & Lab

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Declared Zoo Science Major
This course provides an overview of the policies, procedures, and methods employed in the “best practices” of caring for wild animals in a captive setting. Students will learn about the rules pertaining to keeper safety and animal safety, and gain hands-on experience with tools and equipment used by zookeepers in many areas of the zoo. This foundational course will also prepare students for further course work in Zoo Science by introducing topics that will be revisited in greater detail in later courses.