Departments & Programs

Animal Behavior

Certificate in Animal Behavior


A student may earn a certificate as part of completing the bachelor's degree and in addition to completing requirements for a major. Students may be awarded either the minor or the Certificate in Animal Behavior.

In order to complete the certificate, the student must complete the following in addition to the requirements for the minor:

  • 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
  • A495 Animal Behavior Internship (3 cr. minimum)
  • A406 Fieldwork in Anthropology (3 cr. minimum)
  • A408 Museum Practicum (3 cr. minimum)
  • A496 Field Study in Anthropology (3 cr. minimum)
  • L490 Individual Study (3 cr. minimum)
Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • P493 Supervised Research I (3 cr. minimum)
  • P494 Supervised Research II (3 cr. minimum)