Animal Protection   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

ORG 7115 - Animal Protection

Required for Humane Education Specialization

Discussion of animal issues including animal agriculture, experimentation, hunting and trapping, companion animal concerns, and more.  The course explores different philosophies regarding the inherent rights of sentient animals to be free from exploitation and abuse, and encourages students to grapple with and determine their own ethics regarding nonhuman animals. The course further examines ways in which humans, animals, and ecosystems can be protected for the good of all and helps students develop techniques for learning and teaching about complex issues in a positive manner that invites dialogue and positive solutions. Course offered through Valparaiso/Institute for Human Education and available only to students in HE specialization. 3 credit(s)