Animal Physiology

Animal Physiology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of function, morphology, regulation, and intercellular communications and dynamics within vertebrate and invertebrate in animal species, with comparative applications to homo sapiens and its relatives and antecedents.

A major program in Animal Physiology Studies will likely include courses in reproduction, growth, lactation, digestion, performance, behavioral adaptation, sensory perception, motor action, phylogenetics, biotic and abiotic function, membrane biology, and related aspects of biochemistry and biophysics.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Animal Physiology Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Animal Physiology Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Studies? Learn more on Careers/Jobs/Internships in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Animal Physiology Studies?

A degree in Animal Physiology Studies may lead to successful careers in wildlife rehabilitation, environmental consultation, marine biology, or conservationAdvanced degrees may be required for work in animal observation or management positions.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Animal Physiology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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