Meat Animal Management Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Animal Science Major-Meat Animal Emphasis.

Visit the Animal Science Department page to learn more about the program.


Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

ANSC 111 Intro to Animal Science - 3
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

CHEM 121 General Chemistry I and Lab - 5
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
COMS 101 Fund. Oral Communication - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 15

 

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry - 3
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines - 3
Total semester credits - 15

 

ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 238 Meat and Meat Products - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 15

 

Junior
Year

AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry - 3
ANSC 211 Livestock and Meat Evaluation - 3
ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
Directed elective - 3
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Total semester credits - 15.5

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
AGEC 300 level course - 3
Diversity course - 3
Total semester credits - 14

 

Senior
Year

ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
ANSC 365-368 Livestock Production (Select one) - 3
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
AGEC 300 level course - 3
Total semester credits - 14.5

 

ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
ANSC 365-368 Livestock Production course
or ANSC 467 Feedlot Management - 3
or FDSC 240 Meat Product Processing - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Multidisciplinary Inquiry course (MD) - 3
Directed Elective - 3
Directed Elective - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Summary of Animal and Food Science Meat Animal Emphasis Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 40-42 cr.
Foundation Courses in CAFES - 12 cr.
Major Requirements and Electives - 60-70 cr.
Credits to Degree - 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.