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5 Animal Studies Courses at US Colleges (slideshow)

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Mother and child

I’m teaching an archaeology course at my college this semester and will be showing my students this photo I took last March while visiting the archaeological museum in†Dion in northern Greece. The photo shows a grave stele (grave marker) for a child who died. The child’s grieving mother is depicted holding onto her child who, as he slips away, feeds a last piece of grain to his rooster. In remembering their child, his parents made sure to include his beloved pet: The bond between humans and animals has long existed and long been thought important enough to note and preserve.

 

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4:50AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

Many students adopt dogs and cats during a semester, only to abandon them once they go home for the holidays or the summer at many colleges.. From kindergarden children need to be taught at school to treat animals with love and kindness and not to harm or murder them..

9:38PM PST on Jan 27, 2012

Very Interesting

4:27PM PST on Jan 22, 2012

Cool, really interesting.

11:37PM PST on Jan 18, 2012

I would love to do a course about animals, that would be so cool!

9:57AM PST on Jan 18, 2012

thanks for sharing :) i live in the UK and we also have many University courses that are very similar i'm in my 1st year of Uni studying applied behavioural science and animal welfare :)

2:51PM PST on Jan 12, 2012

Amazing! Beautiful!

3:30PM PST on Jan 11, 2012

I took an animal rights class in my college, we learned some very eye opening information, i loved it and i hope more colleges start offering such classes

9:57AM PST on Jan 11, 2012

what a great list to make known to people, and I wish the courses could be done online ;-)

6:44AM PST on Jan 11, 2012

Sounds great!!

4:38AM PST on Jan 11, 2012

Good, very good idea and smart objective!

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