Graduate Certificate - Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives - Graduate Certificate

Program:
Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives - Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
ANMST_GRC2 Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives
Program Level:
GCRT
Award Type:
Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives
College:
College of Social Science
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department:
Sociology


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.


College of Social Science

Department of Sociology

Graduate Study
Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives, which is administered by the Department of Sociology, is an online program available to any individual with a bachelor’s degree. The certificate addresses society’s changing needs in providing individuals with a basic understanding of human relationships with other animals, including domestic and companion animals, liminal animals, and wildlife. The certificate is valuable as a complementary learning opportunity for individuals with, or who are planning careers in animal-related fields, including animal-assisted therapy, marine ecosystems, conservation criminology, animal shelters, sanctuaries, refuges, rehabilitation centers, and zoo management and education.
 
Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives
Students must complete 9 credits from the following:
SOC 830 Animals and Environmental Sustainability 3
SOC 840 Animals and Social Transformations 3
SOC 850 Special Topics in Animal Studies 3