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Biology and Management of Zoo Animals

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The Zoo Animal Management professional is knowledgeable and skilled in providing high quality daily care of captive populations of exotic animals, managing sustainable populations, maintaining animal exhibits/enclosures, providing effective interpretive programming to visitors, and participating in conservation programs. Graduates are prepared to serve the zoological community in a variety of capacities, including: zookeeper/aquarist, animal trainer, zoo educator, animal presenter/outreach, wildlife rehabilitator, registrar, and laboratory animal technician. Students have the opportunity to work closely with a wide diversity of animals at the Oregon Zoo and the Oregon National Primate Research Center.

The Biology and Management of Zoo Animals Program is a seven term, full-time limited-entry program with restricted enrollment. For the current advising guide and program application, when available, please visit www.pcc.edu/zoo-animals.

BMZA 100
Introduction to Zoo Science
BMZA 101
Zoo Bio & Mgmt I - Intro
BMZA 110
Animal Nutrition
BMZA 203
Zoo Bio & Mgmt IV - Mammals
BMZA 231
Intro to Animal Behavior
BMZA 240
Zoo Water Quality Mgmt
Co-op Ed in Zoos