Special Topics in Population Medicine: Applied Animal Welfare (POPM*6950)

Code and section: POPM*6950*01


In this course, students develop a basic understanding of the ethical and scientific foundations of animal welfare, and knowledge about a variety of contemporary animal welfare issues. Students explore a contemporary animal welfare issue of their choice, reviewing scientific literature pertaining to the topic and how the issue may be addressed through policy, market forces or other mechanisms. Students develop skills to critique scientific manuscripts and to communicate concepts of animal welfare in oral and written formats.