We can’t believe how many Human-Animal Studies courses are showing up at colleges around the year! Just last week, we told you about four of them, and this week, we are announcing another two!
In order to declare a minor in Animal Studies, students are required to complete 24 credit points from the following courses:
- Environmental Philosophy: Animals, Nature and Ethics
- Living with Animals
- Animals and Ecology in Literature and Film
- Indigenous Peoples and the Environment
- Environmental Sociology and Politics
- New Social Movements
- Society and Environment: Resources, Challenges, Futures
- Animal Law
- Human Security, Global Capitalism and the Environment
- Climate Change Policy, Possible Futures
- Globalisation and Contemporary Art
The Human-Animal Studies minor investigates animals themselves, as well as past and present relationships between human and non-human animals. Drawing from the social sciences and the humanities, it seeks to spark new conversations about ethical and moral concerns surrounding animals, the protection of animals, and representations of animals. The minor will be especially beneficial for students pursuing a broad range of animal-related careers, including but not limited to careers in animal shelters, sanctuaries, veterinary centers, research labs, zoos, farms, and wildlife management.