The interdisciplinary major in Animal Behavior supports the mission of Carroll University and the College of Arts and Sciences. The program is designed to give students a thorough knowledge of Animal Behavior within the domains of comparative psychology, behavioral ecology, and behavioral neuroscience. It will also enrich students’ ability to apply scientific methods to understand the behavior of animals. The major will provide a foundation for those who wish to pursue graduate studies or professional careers in animal behavior or a related field, including veterinary medicine.
Learning Outcomes for Animal Behavior
As students progress through the animal behavior major, they will strengthen their abilities to:
Define and describe animal behavior-related terminology and concepts.
Understand experimental design.
Execute empirical procedures.
Demonstrate multiple effective communication skills.