Human-Animal Studies (BS)
Why major in human-animal studies?
Do you want a career working with animals? Do you want to help people through animal therapy? If so, human-animal studies is the field for you.
Aurora University is one of the few universities in the nation that offers a major in human-animal studies. Thanks to a flexible curriculum, you can easily double major with:
- Criminal justice
- Health science (which would prepare you for veterinary school)
- Social work
- Therapeutic recreation
- Animal disease prevention
- Animal science
- Animal welfare
Additionally, you can specialize in one of two tracks:
- Welfare and bonding
Direct experiences with animals and clients are at the center of the program. And you will have an internship in the field during your major.
- Animal-assisted therapist
- Humane investigator
- Shelter manager
Prepare for your future
A human-animal studies degree will equip you with the skills employers value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a job market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed.