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Animal Behavior Minor/Certificate Checklist

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Minor Requirements

Students must complete six courses (minimum of 17 credit hours; most course choices will result in more than 17 credit hours).

1. Students must complete two introductory courses, choosing one course from two of the following departments:

Anthropology
Biology
Psychology

2. Students must also complete the following course in animal behavior:

3. Students must complete one course from two of the following categories, representing core courses for studying animal behavior:

* Course may be used to fulfill only one core area requirement
† Brain, Behavior and Evolution section only

Evolution
  • *
  • *†
Learning and Development
  • *
Mechanism
  • *
  • *†
  • *

4. Students must complete at least one additional upper-level course related to animal behavior. Many courses are possible, including any of the 300- or 400-level courses listed above in the core categories or any of the following:

Animal Behavior
Anthropology
Biology
Cognitive Science
Psychological and Brain Sciences

Area Certificate Requirements

In addition to the requirements for the minor, above, students must complete the following:

One additional course from the upper-level course list from requirement 4 of the minor, or a field biology course approved by the Program in Animal Behavior director.

At least 3 credit hours of internship or independent research, including the submission of a written thesis in animal behavior, anthropology, biology, or psychology:

Animal Behavior
  • : cr.
Anthropology
  • : cr.
  • : cr.
  • : cr.
Biology
  • : cr.
Psychology
  • : cr.
  • : cr.