Companion Animal Behaviour (NSCI6731)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable students to apply animal behaviour concepts to a range of applied situations focussing on the welfare of companion animals.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Topics include: 

- Ethology
innate and learned behaviour, principles of behaviour, - Owner/handler animal relationships
human management plans and techniques,
- Learning psychology
negative reinforcement, positive and negative punishment, discrimination and generalisation, schedules of reinforcement,
- Behavioural problems
animal behaviour, abnormal behaviour, problem behaviour, key indicators, diagnosis, treatment plans
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1756

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 LectureFriday10:30 - 13:00 Mt Albert (112-2001)
4 May 18 - 8 Jun 18 LectureFriday10:30 - 13:00 Mt Albert (112-2001)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare), Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management).

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