2011 - M.S. in Animal Policy and Advocacy

Degree Requirements

These requirements apply to students admitted before June 1, 2012. For the current degree requirement list click here.

Foundation Courses (15 credits):
AP601 Animal Protection as a Social Movement
AS605 Animals and Ethics
HL606 *Applied Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving
HL607 *Communication Skills for Animal Protection Professionals
HL640 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods

Core Courses (3 credits):
AP602 Animals and Public Policy

Advanced Policy Electives (6 credits):
AP603 Wildlife Policy
AP604 Research Animal Policy
AP607 Special Issues in Companion Animal Policy: Dangerous Dogs
AP622 Farm Animal Welfare
AS613 Global Animal Issues

Elective Courses (3 credits):
AP600 Animals, Advocacy, and Corporate Change
AP603 Wildlife Policy
AP604 Research Animal Policy
AP607 Special Issues in Companion Animal Policy: Dangerous Dogs
AP622 Farm Animal Welfare
AS602 Sociology of Animal Abuse
AS613 Global Animal Issues
AS616 Animal Behavior, Animal Minds, and Animal Protection
AS617 Animal Protection and the Environment
HL616 Animal Cruelty and Interpersonal Violence
HL638 Measuring Organizational Performance and Impact for Animals

Field Placement and Thesis Courses (9 credits):
AP797 Animal Policy and Advocacy Field Placement
AP798 Animal Policy and Advocacy Thesis I
AP799 Animal Policy and Advocacy Thesis II

*Courses must be taken during the first 3 enrolled terms