ANSC3100 Animals in Society

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: ANSC3100

Credits: 3

Term: Fall, Spring

About the Course:

This is a comprehensive study of the relationship of animals in society. Beginning with an overview of various ethical theories and positions, the changing and evolving role of animals in society dating back to the early domestication of dogs will be explored from both practical and ethical views. Topics such as the human-animal bond, biomedical research, exhibit animals, euthanasia, wildlife and its impact on ecosystems, the psychology of animal hoarding, the animal-human abuse link, and international animal welfare will be covered. Class discussion and case studies will be a vital part of the class structure. Prerequisites: Completion of 48 credits and PSYC1001 OR SOCI1001.

Meets the requirement for Psychology, Social Science, Veterinary Science elective.  Course offered: Fall, Spring.