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Zoology 2 (Animal Care) Class Information

Zoology 2 (Animal Care and Conservation) is a stand-alone course that can be taken without Zoology 1 necessarily, but it is encouraged that students are familiar with foundational knowledge of classification and evolutionary theories taught during Biology class/ Zoology 1 class. 

Students will explore the history and domestication of animals, safety precautions when handling/ owning small animals as pets, overview of pet ownership and responsibilities, life history and husbandry of the animal groups listed below.

Course Syllabus

Quarter A:

Small Animals as Pets Introduction (ethics)




Hamsters/ Gerbils

Other- Guinea Pigs, Sugar Gliders, or Hedgehogs

Quarter B:




Careers in Animal Care/ Exploring Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Final Project