Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Slippery Rock University

Animal Assisted Interventions, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

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Animal Assisted Interventions, Minor Program Page

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Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required Core Courses
SOWK 310Animal Assisted Interventions3
SOWK 300Crisis Intervention3
RCTH 252Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies3
or PE 250 Equine Assisted Activities
RCTH 305Animal-Assisted Therapy for Diverse Populations & Settings3
Professional Electives
Select two of the following:6
Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Clinical Perspectives on DSM Diagnoses
Recreational Therapy for People with Physical Disabilities
Recreational Therapy for People with Psychosocial and Mental Disorders
Recreational Therapy for Older Adults
Aging and the Older Person
Death and Dying
Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
Behavior Modification
Total Hours18

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Minor in Animal-Assisted Interventions (71C)
This program is effective as of Fall 2016.
Revised 11-2019