Department of Behavioral Sciences

Animal Studies Minor

The minor in animal studies seeks to provide students with a specialized, in-depth understanding of animals’ lives and the intersection of their lives with humans, historically and in contemporary societies.  This interdisciplinary minor is comprised of six courses including animal ethics (the foundational, team-taught, interdisciplinary course), animals and society, animal law, social movements, animals in literature, and an animal studies internship.

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses:

ANML 212: Animal Ethics
SOCI 303: Animals and Society
ANML 305: Animal Law I
SOCI 306: Social Movements
ANML 310: Animals and Literature
ANML 397, 398, 497, 498: Internship

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