MEDS 433

Animals and Human Health

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Emerging topics, current controversies and future directions at the intersection of animals, humans and the environment. Topics may include zoonotic diseases, environmental impact on animal and human health, research with animals, animals in service and entertainment, the human-animal bond, animals as sentinels for human and environmental health, animals as food and animals in culture.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of MEDS 433, MEDS 487 (if taken in the same topic).


  • 6.0 units of 300- or 400-level BIOL, EPHE, or MEDS courses; and
  • a minimum sessional GPA of 6.5 on the most recent applicable session; and
  • permission of the division.

Undergraduate course in Medical Science offered by the Division of Medical Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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