Freshman entering study after Fall 2018 should complete coursework in the categories below. A listing of current courses is updated each semester.
Freshman entering study prior to Fall 2018 and transfer students entering study prior to Fall 2019 should follow alternate requirements.
- Requirements for Pre-Fall 2018 Freshman and pre-Fall 2019 Transfers
- Requirement modifications for transfer students entering Fall 2019 or after
Core Coursework Categories
ANSC 1101 - Contemporary Perspective in Animal Science (1 credit)
BIOAP 1100 - Domestic Animal Biology (4 credits)
ANSC 2120 - Animal Nutrition (4 credits)
ANSC 2210 - Principles of Animal Genetics (4 credits)
ANSC 2400 - Animal Reproduction and Development (3 credits)
Fundamentals of Animal Management
One of the following courses:
ANSC 2500 - Dairy Cattle Principles (3 credits)
ANSC 2650 - Equine Biology and Management (3 credits)
ANSC 3600 - Beef Cattle (3 credits - offered in even- numbered years only)
ANSC 3800 - Sheep (3 credits - offered in odd- numbered years only)
Professional Values and Responsibility
ANSC 1105 - Careers in Animal Science (1 credit)
As well as one of the following courses:
ANSC 3100 - Introduction to Animal Welfare (2 credits)
ANSC 4140 - Ethics and Animal Science (2 credits)
All students will design an ePortfolio showcasing their learning experience and highlighting plans as they progress through the Animal Science major. The ePortfolios need to be updated and presented to Faculty advisors at the end of each semester. A primer for launching ePortfolios will be part of ANSC 1101.
Students entering study in Fall of 2018 or later should select one of the following concentrations. View the course requirements for each concentration by clicking on the links below.
- Integrative Physiology and Nutrition
- Pre-Veterinary Medicine
- Dairy Management
- Applied Animal Biology and Interdisciplinary Studies
If you are a Pre-vet, it does NOT mean that you have to take the Pre- vet concentration. You can take any of the above concentrations and still meet vet school requirements and keep your options open.