Graduate Certificate in Animal Studies
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the certificate in Animal Studies will be able to:
- Evaluate the role of social and cultural forces in shaping the treatment of animals.
- Understand the status of animals historically and cross-culturally.
- Identify sources of change in the position of animals in society.
- Apply science and ethics to on-the-ground animal protection campaigns.
A Graduate Certificate in Animal Studies is granted upon successful completion of 18 HSU credit hours. Effective for students admitted after June 1, 2012. For the previous degree requirement list click here.
Elective Courses* (3 credits):
*Any graduate course offered may be taken as an elective except for HL650, HL652, and HL659. See Animal Policy & Advocacy, Humane Leadership, and additional Animal Studies graduate courses for elective course options.