Zoology Minor


The Department of Natural Sciences offers a minor in Zoology. Core courses provide a broad background in animal physiology and behavior. Students can then select from elective courses specializing in vertebrate and invertebrate biology.

Program requirements are as follows:

Zoology Minor (24 hours)

  Zoology Core (16 hours)  
BIOL1151 General Biology 1 4
BIOL1152 General Biology 2 4
BIOL3360 Animal Physiology 4
BIOL4355 Animal Behavior 4
  Zoology Electives (Choose 8 hours)  
BIOL3350 Entomology 4
BIOL3351 Spider Biology 1
BIOL3355 Ornithology 4
BIOL3251 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4
BIOL3852 Marine Biology 3
BIOL4360 Herpetology 4
BIOL4370 Mammalogy 4
BIOL4491 Limnology 4
BIOL4680 Parasitology 4
Course Title Hours


Please contact Drs. Sarah Minter or Jon Bedick if you have any questions about this minor.

Natural Sciences

Contact Information

Department of Natural Sciences
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Dr. Kimberly Inman, Chairperson
Sharon Messer, Secretary

Phone: (740) 351-3456
Fax: (740) 351-3815

smesser@shawnee.edu or

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