ANSC 2300

ANSC 2300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

An introduction to the behavior of domestic mammals and how behavior relates to management and welfare. Course explores both normal and abnormal behavior of farm and companion animal species. Some discussion of how these behaviors relate to animal welfare is involved but behavior, its development, and it purpose within and across species, is the main focus.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100 or permission of instructor.

  • Students will be able to summarize and compare categories of behavior (e.g. maternal behavior) between species, noting similarities and differences as well as proposing potential costs and benefits of the behavior(s).
  • Students will be able to recognize and define "problem behaviors" and suggest potential causes and solutions for the behavior.
  • Students will be able to articulate general concepts related to mammalian behavior and the study of mammalian behavior.
  • Students will be able to critically evaluate peer-reviewed scientific articles by effectively reading, understanding, and analyzing the authors' findings and conclusions.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2958 ANSC 2300   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100 or permission of instructor.