2011 - B.S. in Humane Leadership

Degree Requirements

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

The Humane Leadership bachelor degree seeks to accomplish these objectives through a series of courses and a variety of disciplinary lenses. 120 credit hours are required to complete a baccalaureate degree with HSU; 39 of these credits should be completed within the course work for the Humane Studies major, including:

Foundation Courses (6 credits):
AP301 Animal Protection As A Social Movement
AS305 Animals and Ethics

Core Courses (9 credits):
HL300 Humane Education
HL316 Animal Cruelty and Interpersonal Violence
AP300 Research Methods for Humane Change

Non-Profit Management Courses (12 credits):
HL331 Human Resources and Volunteer Management
HL332 Organizational Culture and Leadership
HL333 Fundraising for Animal Care and Protection Organizations
HL434 The Media and Public Education
HL437 Finance for Managers
HL438 Measuring Organizational Performance and Impact for Animals

Electives (6 credits):
HL310 Animal Health And Behavior in the Sheltering Environment
HL311 Wildlife and Shelters
HL312 Compassion Fatigue
HL410 Animal Assisted Interventions for Youth At Risk
HL450 Independent Study
AP302 Animals and Public Policy
AP402 Farm Animal Welfare
AP403 Wildlife Policy
AP404 Research Animal Policy
AP407 Special Issues in Companion Animal Policy: Dangerous Dogs
AS416 Animal Behavior, Animal Minds, and Animal Protection

Capstone Courses (6 credits):
HL500 Humane Leadership Capstone Course I
HL501 Humane Leadership Capstone Course II