Major Requirements - Human-Animal Studies

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2018-2019 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Required Core Courses: 24 semester hours
HAS1200Animal Science (4)
HAS2210 Animals in Society (4)
HAS3200 Animal Welfare (4)
HAS3300 Prevention and Control of Animal and Zoonotic Diseases (4)
MTH2320 General Statistics (4)
PSY1100 General Psychology (4) 

Professional Track Courses: Choose a track for 16 semester hours

Therapy Track:
SPED2120 Characteristics and Identification of Disabilities and the Law (4)
OR
PSY3460 Exceptional Individual (4)
REC 2250 Therapeutic Recreation for Special Populations (4)
OR
REC2400 Recreation as a Therapeutic Intervention (4)
SWK3600 Animal Assisted Therapy (4)
HAS3940 Internship I (4)*

Welfare and Bonding Track:
CRJ3320 Forensic Investigations Involving Animals (4)
HAS3400 Animals in Public Policy (4)
HAS3500 Behavior, Training and Rehabilitation of Animals (4)
HAS3940 Internship I (4) 

*The internships could be combined with the beginning of PATH Certification classes (the “teachers” of Therapeutic Riding) or the minor at GWC.