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Bachelor of Science in Animal Care and Behavior

Bachelor of Science in Animal Care and Behavior

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Quick Facts

100% Online

$398 per credit hour*

120-122 Credit Hours

12-24 Months

A B.S. in Animal Care and Behavior from Husson Online can help those with a passion for helping animals develop a well-rounded approach to supporting areas such as veterinary care, animal training, animal rehabilitation and animal advocacy. Students explore topics such as biology, animal health and nutrition, and animal training.

*Time to completion varies based on allowable transfer credits from any prior undergraduate coursework. **All rates subject to change.

Upcoming Start Dates:

Term 4: March 11, 2024

Term 5: May 6, 2024

Course Spotlights

AB 211 Animal Cognition

In this course, students study the philosophy and research in concepts of cognition, reasoning, learning, communication, memory, and emotions as they apply to both wild and domestic animals.

AB 221 Animal Comparative Anatomy

In this course, students study the structure and function of anatomy and physiology across multiple vertebrate species and explore the implications for animal health and welfare.

AB 234 Animal Health and Nutrition

In this course, students study important factors impacting the health and welfare of animal species and the implications of nutrition.

AB 333 Animal Disease

In this course, students study how infectious and non-infectious diseases impact animals, inclusive of causes, transmission, symptoms, and treatments.

ACCREDITATION

Husson Online programs are accredited through NECHE and prepare students for professional career opportunities.

ZERO OBSTACLES

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TRANSFER CREDITS

Generous transfer credit policy and lifelong career services.

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