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    Truman State University
  Jan 22, 2018
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023
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AGSC 428 - Animal Welfare

Concern about animal welfare is continuously increasing in the United States and across many other industrialized countries. The issues involved are complex and there is widespread disagreement as to the extent of human responsibilities toward animals. Through this course students will learn how the concern for animal welfare developed, how to address these issues by evaluating what animals can experience, learn how to objectively assess animal welfare, and how to approach modern animal welfare issues.

Prerequisites: AGSC 215 - Principles of Animal Agriculture  or approval of Instructor.
Credits: 3
*This course counts toward the 63-hour Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) graduation requirement.
**This is a writing-enhanced course.

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