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Human-Animal Relationships

The creatures sharing our planet have a great deal to teach us about ourselves.

A TCU student observes a white rhino family in South AfricaThe HARE minor gives you insights into the crucial, diverse and often overlooked aspects animals contribute daily to our society, economy, culture and well-being

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Programs Offered


Sample Courses


  • Animals, Religion and Culture
  • Making Animal Imagery
  • Animal Assisted Therapy 
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Special Admission Requirements


There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart


You’ll get to choose from courses taught in a dozen different programs, including anthropology, art, English, environmental science and psychology.

Career Prospects


Understanding human-animal relationships involves learning skills in empathy and perspective-taking that are valuable in any career, from veterinary medicine to social work, wildlife management to law and criminal justice.

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