Undergraduate Catalog


Animal Science BS

Major Requirements

A major in animal science consists of:

EQST 101Introduction to Equine Science

3

or

ANSC 131Introduction to Animal Science

3

 

EQST 201Principles of Equine Nutrition

3

or

ANSC 231Principles of Food Animal Nutrition

3

 

EQST 202Physiology of Equine Reproduction

3

or

ANSC 232Physiology of Reproduction and Growth

3

 

ANSC 310Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics

3

or

BIOL 310Human Genetics

3

 

ANSC 315Farm Business Management

3

ANSC 320Meat Animal Evaluation

3

ANSC 499Senior Seminar in Animal Science

1

ACCT 220Principles of Accounting I

3

BUAD 220Principles of Management

3

BUAD 311Business Communications

3

 

CHEM 111Basic Chemistry/Lecture

3

and

CHEM 111LBasic Chemistry/Lab

1

or

Higher

Students must complete three of the following:

ANSC 351Beef Production and Management

2

ANSC 352Dairy Production and Management

2

ANSC 353Sheep Production and Management

2

ANSC 354Swine Production and Management

2

ANSC 355Horse Production and Management

2

In addition, 15 hours with nine hours being at the 300- or 400-level from:

ANSC 133Practical Animal Handling I: Equine

2

ANSC 134Practical Animal Handling II: Food Animals

2

ANSC 330Forage and Crop Production

3

ANSC 331Small Animal Medicine

3

ANSC 332Food Animal Medicine

3

ANSC 351LBeef Production and Management/Lab

1

ANSC 352LDairy Production and Management/Lab

1

ANSC 353LSheep Production and Management/Lab

1

ANSC 354LSwine Production and Management/Lab

1

ANSC 402Advanced Animal Reproduction

3

ANSC 404Advanced Animal Nutrition

3

ANSC 470Research in Animal Science

1 to 6

EQST 102Equine Selection/Judging - Western

3

EQST 103Introduction to Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies

3

EQST 104Equine Selection/Judging - English

3

EQST 203Software Applications in Equine Business Management

3

EQST 301Equine Preventive Medicine

3

EQST 302Farm and Stable Management

3

EQST 311Farm Livestock and Land Management

3

EQST 332Equine Exercise Physiology

3

EQST 337Equine Marketing

3

EQST 380Professional Horse Show Practicum

3

EQST 401Teaching Basic Training and Equitation Skills

3

EQST 402Advanced Equine Reproduction

3

EQST 403Teaching Basic Training and Equitation Skills II

3

EQST 404Advanced Equine Nutrition

3

EQST 405Advanced Reproduction Techniques

2

EQST 411Farm Equipment Management

3

EQST 412Farm Structure Management

3

EQST 435Equine Law

3

PVET 110Introduction to Veterinary Medicine I

1

PVET 310Graduate/Professional School Seminar

1

PVET 490Clinic Internship

1

 

ANSC 480Internship

1 to 6

or

EQST 480Internship

1 to 6

 

ANSC 490Advanced Topics in Animal Science

1 to 5

or

EQST 490Advanced Topics in Equine Science

1 to 5

Students using one of the variable credit courses may only apply the following hours toward the elective requirements:

ANSC 470: maximum of six hours

ANSC 480 or EQST 480: maximum of six hours

ANSC 490 or EQST 490: maximum of six hours