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Current Animal Science Course Offerings

Use the lists below to assist your curriculum planning.


Grand Challenge and Discovery

ANSC 4000 - Feeding the World: The Biological and Quantitative Analyses of Livestock and Crop Systems (4 credits - offered in even-numbered years only)
ANSC 4880 - Global Food, Energy, and Water Nexus – Engage the US, China, and India for Sustainability (3-4 credits)
BIOEE 4690 - Food, Agriculture and Society (3 credits)
EAS 4443 - Global Climate Change Science and Policy (3 credits)
NTRES 4600 - Planning for Environmental Conservation and Sustainability (3 credits)
NTRES 4800 - Global Seminar: Building Sustainable Environments and Secure Food Systems for a Modern World (3 credits)
PLBRG 2010 - Plants, Genes, and Global Food Production (3 credits)
PLSCS 1900 - Sustainable Agriculture: Food, Farming and the Future (3 credits)
DSOC 3400 - Agriculture, Food, Sustainability, and Social Justice (3 credits)

Breadth in Life Sciences

BIOEE 1610 - Introductory Biology: Ecology and the Environment (3 credits)    
BIOEE 1780 - An Introduction to Evolutionary Biology and Diversity (3 credits)    
BIOEE 2740 - The Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, and Evolution (3 credits)
BIOEE 2640 - Tropical Field Ornithology (Multi-semester) (3 credits)    
BIOMI 2900 - General Microbiology Lectures (3 credits)    
BIOSM 1500 - Investigative Marine Biology Laboratory (3 credits)    
BIOSM 1610 - Ecology and the Marine Environment (3 credits)    
BIOSM 1780 - Evolution and Marine Diversity (4 credits)    
BME 2110 - Biomolecular Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry (3 credits)    
BME 2310 - Biomedical Signals and Systems (3 credits)    
EAS 1600 - Environmental Physics (3 credits)    
ENGRD 2202 - Biomedical Transport Phenomena (3 credits)    
ENGRD 2020 - Statics and Mechanics of Solids (3 credits)    
ENTOM 2120 - Insect Biology (4 credits)    
FDSC 1500 - Food Choices and Issues (3 credits)    
FDSC 2000 - Introduction to Physicochemical and Biological Aspects of Food (3 credits)
FDSC 2100 - Food Analysis (2-4 credits)    
NS 1150 - Nutrition, Health and Society (3 credits)    
NS 2750 - Human Biology and Evolution (3 credits)    
NTRES 1101 - Introduction to Environmental Science and Sustainability (3 credits)    
NTRES 2010 - Environmental Conservation (3 credits)    
NTRES 2100 - Introductory Field Biology (4 credits)    
NTRES 2201 - Society and Natural Resources (3 credits)    
NTRES 2670 - Introduction to Conservation Biology (2-3 credits)    
PLHRT 1115 - Nature of Plants (3 credits)    
PLBIO 2410 - Introductory Plant Biodiversity and Evolution (3 credits)    
PLBIO 2420 - Plant Function and Growth Lectures (3 credits)    
PLBIO 2440 - Evolutionary Plant Biology (3 credits)    
PLSCI 1101 - Plant Science and Systems (3-4 credits)    
PLSCS 2600 - Soil Science (4 credits)    
VIEN 1104 - Introduction to Wines and Vines (3 credits)

Current Animal Science Course Offerings

Fall Courses

BIOAP 1100 - Domestic Animal Biology (4 credits) 

ANSC 1101 - Contemporary Perspectives in Animal Science (1 credit)

ANSC 2120 - Animal Nutrition (4 credits) 

ANSC 2150 - Exotic Avian Biology and Management (1 credit)

ANSC 2550 - Dairy Study Trip to Italy (1 credit - offered in odd - numbered years only)

ANSC 2650 - Equine Biology and Management (3 credits) 

ANSC 3100 - Introduction to Animal Welfare (2 credits) 

ANSC 3200 - Comparative Animal Nutrition and Toxicology: Horses, Dogs, Cats, and … (4 credits - offered in odd - numbered years only)

ANSC 3500 - Meat (3 credits) 

ANSC 3540 - Dairy Cattle Herd Health (3 credits) 

ANSC 3560 - International Dairy Study Trip (1 credit - offered in odd - numbered years only)

ANSC 4000 - Feeding the World: The Biological and Quantitative Analyses of Livestock and Crop Systems (4 credits - offered in even-numbered years only)

ANSC 4110 - Integrated Cattle Nutrition (4 credits) 

ANSC 4270 - Fundamentals of Endocrinology (3 credits) 

ANSC 4400 - Tools for a Lifelong Career in Research (1 credit)

ANSC 4500 - Lab and Companion Animal Reproduction (2 credits) 

ANSC 4510 - Dairy Herd Business Management (3 credits) 

ANSC 4880 - Global Food, Energy, and Water Nexus – Engage the US, China, and India for Sustainability (3 credits - 4 credits) 

 

Spring Courses

ANSC 1105 - Careers in Animal Science (1 credit)

ANSC 2100 - Practical Large Animal Handling (1 credit)

ANSC 2210 - Principles of Animal Genetics (4 credits) 

ANSC 2300 - Introduction to Domestic Mammalian Behavior (2 credits) 

ANSC 2400 - Animal Reproduction and Development (3 credits) 

ANSC 2410 - Animal Reproduction and Development Lab (1 credit)

ANSC 2500 - Dairy Cattle Principles (3 credits) 

ANSC 2551 - Dairy Study Trip to Italy II (1 credit - offered in even - numbered years only)

ANSC 3300 - Fish Physiology (3 credits) 

ANSC 3310 - Applied Dairy Cattle Genetics (2 credits - offered in odd - numbered years only)

ANSC 3400 - Comparative Mammalian Reproduction (2 credits) 

ANSC 3410 - Biology of the Mammary Gland in Health and Disease (2 credits - offered in even - numbered years only)   

ANSC 3450 - Reproductive Physiology and Management of Dairy Cattle (3 credits) 

ANSC 3510 - Dairy Herd Management (4 credits) 

ANSC 3511 - Junior Dairy Fellows (2 credits) 

ANSC 3550 - Dairy Cattle Nutrition (3 credits) 

ANSC 3561 - International Dairy Study Trip II (1 credit - offered in even - numbered years only)

ANSC 3600 - Beef Cattle (3 credits - offered in even numbered years only)

ANSC 3700 - Immunology in Animal Health and Disease (3 credits) 

ANSC 3800 - Sheep (3 credits - offered in odd - numbered years only) 

ANSC 3920 - Mechanisms of Animal Growth and Development (2 credits - offered in odd - numbered years only)

ANSC 3980 - Animals in Biomedical Research (2 credits - offered in odd - numbered years only) 

ANSC 4020 - Seminar in Animal Sciences (1 credit)

ANSC 4120 - Whole-Farm Nutrient Management (4 credits) 

ANSC 4140 - Ethics and Animal Science (2 credits) 

ANSC 4410 - Nutritional Physiology and Biochemistry (3 credits) 

ANSC 4500 - Lab and Companion Animal Reproduction (2 credits) 

ANSC 4560 - Dairy Management Fellowship (2 credits) 

 

 

Other Animal Science Course Offerings (Fall and Spring):

ANSC 4940 - Special Topics in Animal Science

ANSC 4960 - Internship in Animal Science

ANSC 4970 - Individual Study in Animal Science

ANSC 4980 - Undergraduate Teaching in Animal Science

ANSC 4990 - Undergraduate Research in Animal Science