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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor in Animal-Assisted Interventions


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Animals play an important role in promoting human health and well-being. The human-animal bond (HAB) is known to promote a variety of physiological, emotional and social benefits.  In addition, interventions utilizing animals have produced recognized benefits for individuals with a variety of disabling conditions. The Animal-Assisted Intervention Minor uses an interdisciplinary approach for students to develop the competencies for using animal-assisted interventions in their professional practice.  This minor would be especially appropriate for students enrolled in a health-related, human service, or educational major.

 

Minor in Animal-Assisted Interventions - Credits: 18


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