UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Majors & Minors

Animal Science Equine 4-Year Academic Plans

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman Year

ANSC 168 Equine Equitation and Management - 2
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
General Education course (SB) - 3
General Education course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 14

ANSC 100 Intro to Animal Industries - 2
ANSC 168 Equine Management and Equitation - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 115 General Chemistry - 4
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition - 3
ANSC 261 Advanced Horsemanship - 3
 or ANSC 268 Bal Seat App - 3
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3
CSTA 101 Fund. of Oral Communication - 3
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing and the Disciplines - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 232 Applied Feed and Feeding - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 3
CHEM 215 Chemistry Lab - 1
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Social and Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior Year

AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry - 3
ANSC 346 Principles of Animal Breeding - 3
ANSC 369 Equine Production - 4
AGEC 300 level course - 3
Diversity course (ACD) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 260 Animal Physiology - 4
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
AGEC 300 level course - 3
Directed elective course - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Senior Year

ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES course - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Elective course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Directed elective course - 3
Elective course - 3
Elective course - 3
Total semester credits - 10

Summary of Animal Science Equine  Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 35-38 cr.
Foundation Courses in Agriculture - 12 cr.
Major Requirements - 45-68 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.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman Year

ANSC 167 Equine Management - 3
CHEM 111/116 General Chem I & Lab - 5
ENGL 100 Academic Reading & Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
Social & Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

ANSC 100 Intro to Animal Industries - 2
ANSC 168 Equine Equitation  - 2
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 112/117 General Chem II & Lab - 5
MATH 147 College Algebra & Trig - 3
P ED 108 Health & Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credit - 16

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Domestic Animal Nutrition - 4        
ANSC 261 or ANSC 268 Adv Horsemanship or Bal Seat App - 3
ANSC 200 Animal Science Careers - 2
CHEM 231/236 Organic Chem I & Lab - 4
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, & the Disciplines - 3
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 257 Genetics - 4
BIOL 230 General Zoology - 3
AGEC 230 or 101 Intro to Ag Business - 3
COMS 101 Fund. of Oral Communication - 3
CHEM 360 Biochemistry - 4
Total semester credits - 17

Junior
Year

PLSC 161 Intro to Plant Science - 3
ANSC 341 Biometrics - 3
BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
PHYS 121 General Physics I - 5
Diversity course (ACD) - 3
Total semester credits - 18

ANSC 360 Animal Anatomy & Physiology - 5
ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
PHYS 122 General Physics II - 5
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 18

Senior
Year

Social & Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
ANSC 369 Equine Production - 4
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES course - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Elective - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Elective - 3
Total semester credits - 13

Summary of Animal and Food Science Equine Degree Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 35-36 cr.
Foundation Courses in Agriculture - 11 cr.
Major Requirements - 68-69 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.