Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L3012006 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 動物福祉論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Animal Welfare
タニダ ハジメ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri1-4:ABS C316
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
"by online"
This lecture is basically held in a classroom. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Animal Science
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Abilities to take action by over viewing and considering both academically and comprehensively, in order to deal with issues related to specialty.
・Knowledge and understanding on animal production mechanisms and relations among animals, human society? And natural environment in fields
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・With regard to certain phenomena related animal production, to be able define one's target and summalize one's ideas about it and make a logical presentation by orally and in writings and answering the questions. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course will focus on the welfare of animals (livestock animals, companion animals, wildlife animals, zoo animals, laboratory animals, etc.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Course Introduction
lesson2  Western and Eastern view of animals
lesson3 What is animal welfare?
lesson4What is animal rights?
lesson5 Welfare of farm animal  1
lesson6 Welfare of farm animal  2
lesson7 Welfare of companion animals 1
lesson8 Welfare of companion animals 2
lesson9 Welfare of wildlife animals and zoo animals  1
lesson10 Welfare of wildlife animals and zoo animals 2
lesson11 Welfare of laboratory animals
lesson12 Welfare of marine animals
lesson13 Think about our view of animal welfare
lesson14 Oral presentations by students
lesson15 The future of animal welfare

Quiz, assignments  and final exams 
Handouts will be provided in the class. 
PC or AV used in
PC and LCD projector 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read texts and other information related to each lesson. 
Grading Method Final exams 70%, Quiz and assignments 30% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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