Summary: Certificate in Animal Behaviour
The certificate program is a collaborative effort of both the Biology and Psychology
departments. It provides students an opportunity to take, within their B.A. or B.Sc.
Honours or Major program, a set of classes and a research project that will accord them
an animal behavior specialization. Completion of the Certificate will be noted at
convocation and shown on a student's transcript.
1. A minimum grade of a B- is required in four mandatory classes:
NESC/PSYO 2160.03 Animal Behaviour
PSYO 2501.03 Statistical Methods 1 or Stat 2080.03 Statistical Methods for Data
Analysis and Inference
BIOL 3062.03 Behavioral Ecology
BIOL 3630.03 Field Methods in Animal Behaviour or NESC/PSYO 3161.03 Measuring
2. A grade of B- in two full credits of elective classes chosen from the following list. One
of the two-full credits must be at the 3000/4000 level.
NESC/PSYO 2140.03 Learning
NESC/PSYO 2170.03 Hormones and Behaviour
NESC/PSYO 2470.03 Systems Neuroscience