2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Animal Science Major, 38 hours: B.S.—Minor Required OR Collateral Field

CIP: 010901

Courses have been selected to prepare the student in the areas dealing with the fundamentals of livestock production, including selection, reproduction, physiology, nutrition, marketing and general management. In addition to the courses dealing with basic principles, a number of elective courses are offered which give the student the opportunity to choose courses more closely related to his or her special interests.

Requirements

The Northwest Core (48-52 hours)

Must include the following:

CHEM 24112General Chemistry

3

CHEM 24113General Chemistry Laboratory

1

OR

CHEM 24114General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 24115General Chemistry I Laboratory

1

 

MATH 17118College Algebra

3

Required Courses

AGRI 03150Animal Science

4

AGRI 03252Livestock Evaluation

3

AGRI 03296Seminar

1

 

AGRI 03309Applied Futures Marketing

3

OR

AGRI 03504Futures Trading

3

 

AGRI 03352Meat Science

3

AGRI 03358Livestock Health and Disease Management

3

AGRI 03360Principles of Animal Nutrition

3

AGRI 03362Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

3

AGRI 03366Principles of Animal Breeding

3

 

AGRI 03452Beef Science

3

OR

AGRI 03470Dairy Science

3

 

AGRI 03454Swine Science

3

AGRI 03566Genetics of Livestock Improvement

3

Take one of the following courses:

AGRI 03330Forage Crop Science

3

AGRI 03365Artificial Insemination

1 to 3

AGRI 03450Small Ruminant Science

3

AGRI 03452Beef Science

3

AGRI 03460Advanced Animal Nutrition

3

AGRI 03470Dairy Science

3

Total Credit Hours:38
AGRI 03452, AGRI 03470 cannot be used to fulfill the "take 1" requirement if already applied elsewhere.

Collateral Field Courses

(Choose 20 hours)

CHEM 24242Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 24243Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 24362Elementary Biochemistry

3

CHEM 24363Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory

1

ACCT 51201Accounting I

3

MGMT 54310Managerial Communication

3

MGMT 54313Principles of Management

3

BIOL 04114General Zoology

3

BIOL 04115General Zoology Laboratory

1

BIOL 04350Genetics

4

MATH 17114General Statistics

3

AGRI 03304Farm Management and Record Analysis

3

AGRI 03455Advanced Livestock Production and Management

3

Total Credit Hours:20

MATH 17114: Cannot be used to fulfill any Northwest Core requirement.

NOTE: Grade Requirement: Students may have no more than eight hours of “D” in courses required by this major.