Schools, Departments & Programs

Animal Behavior

The Program in Animal Behavior (ABEH) encourages students to explore the many different ways in which scientists aim to understand the physiological, environmental, and evolutionary factors influencing and constraining animal behavior, both human and nonhuman. The program offers a B.S. degree, a minor, and a certificate in animal behavior. The ABEH curriculum emphasizes courses needed to develop a background in the different disciplines that study animal behavior, providing students with the foundations they need to transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries and to reflect on the consequences of different intellectual approaches to a single problem.

To complete degrees in animal behavior, students take courses in evolutionary biology, neuroscience, learning, and more. They also have the opportunity to engage in their own independent research and to participate in applied internships in which they apply their newly learned knowledge to real-world contexts such as zoos, museums, and wildlife rescue centers.
Majors, Minors, and Programs
Contact Information

Program in Animal Behavior
Indiana University
409 N. Park Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405

(812) 855-9663
cisab [at] indiana [dot] edu