The Department of Zoology offers course leading to the award of a B.Sc. (Hons) in Zoology. In accordance with the Philosophy of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, the departmental programme is planned to promote general and respond to the needs of the Nigerian society. There is also a deliberate design to inculcate in our graduates, the spirit of self reliance with a view of making them job creators and not job seekers at the end of the studies.
Job opportunities exist for students who successfully complete the program: in environmental Protection/Conservation, National Parks (wildlife conservation, fisheries (marine and fresh water), Oceanography, Ministry of Health (Public Health Parasitologist), agriculture (Pest Management), Water resources (quality control), Research Institutes (Consultancy) educators in Universities and tertiary institutions, medical laboratory, etc.
- General Biology and Fisheries Techniques
- Anatomy, morphology, cytology, histology and systematics
- Epidemiology, Immunology, Pathology
- Fisheries Biology/Hydrobiology/Fisheries and Aquaculture
- Ecology, Field Course/Biogeography
- Research Project
The first digit of the course code represents the year. The middle digit represents the stress area. The last digit has odd numbers for the first semester courses while the even numbers are used for the second semester course.