Online Undergraduate Certificates

Companion Animal Welfare and Care

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

The companion animal welfare and care certificate is offered to all non-animal sciences undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about the dogs, cats, and other animals we keep as companions. Courses will cover such topics as basic companion animal biology and care, the various roles of companion animals in our society, animal ethics, and public policy.

Students eligible: Current University of Illinois students
Semesters of course offerings: Spring, Fall
Program length: 9 total credit hours, potentially one semester
Format: Can be entirely online or blended online and in-person