Degree Requirements

Major in Anthrozoology

HorseSocial Science Track

I. Major Program Requirements*
Thirty-six semester credits of Anthrozoology classes, including:

  • ANZ 107 Introduction to Anthrozoology
  • ANZ 108 Survey of Animals in Service
  • ANZ 221 Canine Science: Nature of Dogs
  • ANZ 231 Historical Perspectives: Horses and Humans
  • ANZ 231L Basic Equine Skills
  • ANZ 321 Introduction to Canine Training
  • ANZ 321L Introduction to Canine Training Lab
    and ANZ 322L Advanced Canine: Application & Principals Lab
  • ANZ 331 Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies
  • ANZ 322 Advanced Canine: Application & Principals
  • ANZ 332 Equine Science: Nature of Horses
  • ANZ 441 Domestic Animal Behavior
  • ANZ 442 Science of Animal Welfare

II. Other Program Requirements

Twenty-six semester credits of the following, including:

  • BA 228 Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations
    or BA 375 Fundamentals of Management
  • MA 207 Elementary Statistics
  • PSY 105 General Psychology
  • PSY 202 Learning and Cognition
  • PSY 203 Developmental Psychology
    or PSY 227 Child Psychology
    and PSY 228 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY 309 Research Methods
  • Two additional upper division courses

III. Recommended Classes
These classes are recommended but NOT required for the major:

  • PSY 304 Theories and Practice in Counseling Psychology
  • PSY 306 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 320 Clinical Issues with Children and Adolescents
  • PSY 417-418 Psychology Practicum

Natural Science Track

I. Major Program Requirements
Thirty-six semester credits of Anthrozoology classes, including:

  • ANZ 107 Introduction to Anthrozoology
  • ANZ 108 Survey of Animals in Service
  • ANZ 221 Canine Science: Nature of Dogs
  • ANZ 231 Historical Perspectives: Horses and Humans
  • ANZ 231L Basic Equine Skills
  • ANZ 321 Introduction to Canine Training
  • ANZ 321L Introduction to Canine Training Lab
    and ANZ 322L Advanced Canine: Application & Principals Lab
  • ANZ 322 Advanced Canine: Application & Principals
  • ANZ 332 Equine Science: Nature of Horses
  • ANZ 441 Domestic Animal Behavior
  • ANZ 442 Science of Animal Welfare

II. Other Program Requirements

Forty-two semester credits of the following, including:

  • BI 171 Biological Principles I
  • BI 172 Biological Principles II
  • BI 281 Genetics
  • CH 101-102 General Chemistry
  • CH 301-302 Organic Chemistry
  • CH 353 Biochemistry
  • MA 207 Elementary Statistics
  • PHYS 201 Physics I: Mechanics, Wave Motion, & Sound
  • PSY 202 Learning and Cognition
    or PSY 307 Learning

III. Recommended Classes
These classes are recommended but NOT required for the major:

  • ANZ 331 Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies
  • MA 121 Differential Calculus
    and MA 122 Integral Calculus
    or MA 131 Calculus of Single Variable Functions
  • PSY 105 General Psychology
  • PSY 306 Abnormal Psychology

Minor in Anthrozoology

HorsesI. Minor Program Requirements
Twelve semester credits of Anthrozoology classes, including:

  • ANZ 107 Introduction to Anthrozoology
  • ANZ 108 Survey of Animals in Service
  • ANZ 441 Domestic Animal Behavior
  • ANZ 442 Science of Animal Welfare
  • and either all of the classes within the canine track or within the equine track

A. Canine Track
Twelve semester credits, including:

  • ANZ 221 Canine Science: Nature of Dogs
  • ANZ 321 Introduction to Canine Training
  • ANZ 322 Advanced Canine: Application & Principals

Optional classes (these classes are not required for the minor):

  • ANZ 321L Introduction to Canine Training Lab
  • ANZ 322L Advanced Canine: Application & Principals Lab

B. Equine Track
Twelve semester credits, including:

  • ANZ 231 Historical Perspectives: Horses and Humans
  • ANZ 231L Basic Equine Skills
  • ANZ 331 Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies
  • ANZ 332 Equine Science: Nature of Horses