Welcome - Animal Welfare (A) ANSC 3005   Animal Welfare (A)
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course deals with the well-being of animals, with emphasis on farm animals. Issues include what we mean by animal welfare, what the animal welfare issues are in modern agriculture and in modern society, and how we use ethology and physiology to assess animal welfare. The course outlines the international efforts to improve on farm animal welfare. There is a term project in which students attempt to assess animal welfare in a particular farm (or other) environment, and all students will participate in class debates on current issues in animal welfare.
NOTES: Winter semester
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

FORMAT COMMENTS: This course is offered both Online and In Class
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 2
PREREQUISITES: At least third-year standing