About the Applied Animal Behavior Emphasis

This degree emphasis prepares you to pursue an advanced degree or work in animal behavior related fields through advanced science courses such as animal anatomy and physiology, immunology, and companion animal behavior.

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Applied Animal Behavior Courses

You’ll work with your advisor to create a course plan that includes required core and elective classes. Applied Animal Behavior core course options include:

  • Introduction to Animal Science (Lecture and Lab)
  • Immunology
  • Animal Genetics
  • Nutritional Physiology and Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Cat and Dog Behavior
  • Companion Animal Behavior
  • Primate Behavior and Captive Management
  • Applied Animal Behavior Workshop

Courses required to complete a bachelor of veterinary science with an applied animal behavior emphasis at the University of Arizona are subject to change, so remember to meet with your advisor regularly to review your course plan.