UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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

BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II and Lab - 5
MATH 147 College Algebra and Trigonometry - 3
COMS 101 Fund. Oral Communication - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 17

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3
CHEM 231/236 Organic Chemistry I and Lab - 4
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing and the Disciplines - 3
Total semester credits - 17

ANSC 232 Applied Feeds and Feeding - 3
ANSC 238 Meat and Meat Products - 3
CHEM 232/237 Organic Chemistry II and Lab - 4
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 16

 

Junior Year

ANSC 341 Biometrics - 3
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
PHYS 121 Algebra-Based Physics 1 - 5
CHEM 360 Biochemistry I - 4
BIOL 230 General Zoology - 3
Total semester credits - 17

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
PHYS 122 Algebra-Based Physics II - 5
Diversity course - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Total semester credits - 16.5

Senior Year

ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
ANSC 365-368 Livestock Production course (Select one) - 3
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
Physical education activity course - 0.5
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 15.5

ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
ANSC 365-368 Livestock Production course (Select one) - 3
 or ANSC 467 Feedlot Management - 3
 or FDSC 240 Meat Product Processing - 3
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Multidisciplinary Inquiry course (MD) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Summary of Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 38-42 cr.
Foundation Courses in CAFES - 12 cr.
Major Requirements and Electives - 62-64 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 advisors students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.