Animal Behavior

About the Animal Behavior Program

The Program in Animal Behavior (ABEH) encourages students to explore the many different ways in which scientists aim to understand the physiological, environmental, and evolutionary factors influencing and constraining animal behavior, both human and nonhuman. The program offers a B.S. degree, a minor, and a certificate in animal behavior. The ABEH curriculum emphasizes courses needed to develop a background in the different disciplines that study animal behavior, providing students with the foundations they need to transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries and to reflect on the consequences of different intellectual approaches to a single problem.