UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Dairy Science: Science Option Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Dairy Science-Science Option. Academic Advising Plan.

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  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science - 3
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I and Lab - 5
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
ENGL 100 Academic Reading/Writing - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II - 5
MATH 147 College Algebra and Trigonometry - 3
COMS 101 Fund. Of Oral Communication - 3
P ED 108 (HW) Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore
Year

AGEC 230 Ag Economics - 3
ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
CHEM 231/236 Organic Chemistry I and Lab - 4
DASC 120 Orientation to Dairy Science - 1
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
BIOL 230 General Zoology - 3
CHEM 232/237 Organic Chemistry II and Lab - 4
Diversity course (ACD) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
CHEM 361 Biochemistry I - 3
DASC 306 Dairy Production - 3
PHYS 151 General Physics I - 4
Ethical Citizenship course (EC) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

ANSC 341 Biometrics - 3
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
PHYS 152 General Physics II - 4
P ED activity course (HW) - .5
Total semester credits - 16.5

Senior
Year

DASC 406 Advanced Dairy Management - 3
DASC 436 Dairy Cattle Nutrition
  or ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
Global Perspective course (GP) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
P ED activity course (HW) - .5
Total semester credits - 15.5

ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
DASC 404 Lactation and Milk Quality - 3
DASC 485 Seminar in Dairy Science - 1 Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3 Multidisciplinary course (MD) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Summary of Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 40-42 cr.
Foundation Courses in Agriculture - 12 cr.
Major Requirements - 62-71 cr.
Total Credit Requirement - 120 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.