Cat Studies 432

Department of Catatonics

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The aim of this course is to understand the sociology of cats. Inasmuch as cats are solitary animals that hate one another, that content should be covered quickly. We will then spend the rest of the semester sitting in a circle on the grass discussing how we feel about cats.

Instructor
D. B. Cooper
Office
Todd 536
Office Hours
MWF 8:00-10:00 PM, at My Office
Text
Kathy Hoopman, All Cats Have Asberger Syndrome, Jessica Kingsley, London, 2006.
Grading
There will be one quiz worth 50 points. Class interaction will be worth 450 points, with emphasis on the ability to emote while sitting crosslegged on the grass.
Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to: The following topics will address this outcome: This outcome will be evaluated primarily by:
Identify cats by breed and coloring Discussion of calico vs. siamese Single quiz
Gesticulate emotionally when discussing felines Meticulous training, with carefully chosen examples Evaluation of class discussion
Avoid giving cats PTSD Discussion of why not to put cats in freezer Rehabilitation of pre-traumatized cat