Carroll College, Helena Montana

Degree Requirements

Major in Anthrozoology

HorseMajor Requirements

I. Major Program Requirements*
Thirty-nine 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 233 Basic Equine Skills
  • ANZ 309 (WI) or ANZ 310 Research Methods
  • ANZ 321 Introduction to Canine Training
  • ANZ 321L Introduction to Canine Training Lab
  • ANZ 322 Advanced Canine Training: Application and Priciples
  • ANZ 322L Advanced Canine: Application & Principles Lab
  • ANZ 332 Equine Science: Nature of Horses
  • ANZ 441 Domestic Animal Behavior
  • ANZ 442 Science of Animal Welfare

Recommended electives:

ANZ 252 Wild Animals and Society

ANZ 431 Equine Assisted Activites and Therapies

II. Other Program Requirements

Thirteen semester credits of the following, including:

  • BI 102 Human Biology, or
  • BI 171 Biological Priciples I, or
  • BI 201 Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • MA 207 Elementary Statistics
  • MA 315 Probability and Statistics *if pre-vet
  • PSY 105 General Psychology or SOC 101 Intro to Sociology 
  • PSY 202 Learning and Cognition

 

Note to Pre-Professional Students (pre-vet, pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy)

All program requirements apply to pre-professional students. Pre-professional students should consider the following:

Two semesters of: Biology BI 171, 172

Two semesters of: Chemistry CH 101, 102

One or two semesters of: Organic Chemistry CH 285, 301, 302

One or two semesters of: Physics PHYS 201, 202

Genetics BI 281

Biochemistry CH 353

One or two semesters of: Calculus MA 121, 122

MA 315 Probability and Statistics, in place of MA 207 (see above)

 

Recommended Courses for Careers in Conservation/Wild Animal-related Occupations

  • ANZ 252 Wild Animals and Society
  • ES 121   Environmental Science
  • GIS 110  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • SO 215   Contemporary Issues in Rural and Urban Sociology (ND)
  • PHIL 206 Environmental Ethics
  • SO 360   Environmental Sociolgy 
  • PO 321   Citizenship: Think Global, Act Local (ND) 

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