Meat Animal Minor Option Plan

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

Visit the Animal Science Meat Animal Emphasis page to learn more about the program.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman Year

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

CHEM 121 General Chemistry I - 5
COMS 101 Fund. Of Oral Communication - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 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 230 General Organic Chemistry - 3
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
ANSC 238 Meat and Meat Products - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Junior
Year

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
ANSC 365-368 Livestock Production (select one) - 3
AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry - 3
P ED activity course (HW) - 0.5
Course to fulfill academic minor - 3
Total semester credits - 16.5

ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
Course to fulfill academic minor - 3
Course to fulfill academic minor - 3
Course to fulfill academic minor - 3
Total semester credits - 18

Senior
Year

Diversity course - 3
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
Global Perspective course (GP) - 3
Course to fulfill academic minor - 3
Course to fulfill academic minor - 3
Total semester credits - 15

ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
ANSC 365-368 Livestock Production (select one) - 3
or ANSC 467 Feedlot Management - 3
or FDSC 240 Meat Product Processing - 3
ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Multidisciplinary course (MD) - 3
P ED activity course (HW) - 0.5
Course to fulfill academic minor - 3
Total semester credits - 13.5

Summary of 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.


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