By: Savannah Holland

Description Of The Field

Zoology is the division of biology that deals with the animal kingdom. Zoologists study animals and other wildlife, and how they interact with their ecosystem.

How Zoology Is Used in Environmental Studies

Zoologists study animals and their interactions with ecosystems. Zoologists may also be involved in observing and studying animals in their natural environments, or plan and conduct experiments involving animals in nature, in zoos, or in other controlled areas.

Requirements For Employment

Zoologists are required to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a field such as zoology, biology, wildlife biology, or ecology with coursework in anatomy, wildlife management, cellular biology, or even botany, physics and chemistry.