UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Majors & Minors

Meat Animal Science Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Animal Science-Meat Animal.
Visit the Animal Science Meat Animal page to learn more about the program.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman Year

ANSC 100 Intro to Animal Industries - 2
CHEM 111/116 General Chem I & Lab - 5
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
MATH 146 College Algebra - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

ANSC 150 or ANSC 151 Intro to Animal Production - 3
BIOL 150 General Biology - 3
CHEM 112/117 General Chem II & Lab - 5
MATH 147 College Algebra and Trig - 3
P ED 108 Health & Fitness for Life - 1
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore Year

ANSC 231 Domestic Animal Nutrition - 4
ANSC 200 Animal Science Careers - 2
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3
ANSC 211 Growth and Development - 3
CHEM 231/236 Organic Chem I & Lab - 4
Total semester credits - 16

ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines - 3
ANSC 238 Meat and Meat Products - 3
ANSC 257 Genetics - 4
Social & Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
CHEM 360 Biochemistry I - 4
Total semester credits - 17

Junior Year

ANSC 341 Biometrics - 3
PHYS 121 Algebra-Based Physics I - 5
COMS 101 Fund Oral Communication - 3
BIOL 230 General Zoology - 3
ANSC 357 Applied Animal Breeding - 2
Total semester credits - 16

BIOL 324 Microbiology - 4
PHYS 122 Algebra-Based Physics II - 5
ANSC Production Course - 3
ANSC 360 Animal Anatomy & Physiology - 5
Total semester credits - 17

Senior Year

ANSC 345 Animal Health - 2
Meat Animal Elective - 3
ANSC 433 Advanced Nutrition - 3
ANSC 448 Reproductive Physiology - 3
Humanities/Fine Arts course (HF) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 17

ANSC 485 Seminar in Animal Science - 1
Diversity course (ACD) - 3
ANSC 115 Animal Welfare (EC) - 3
Social & Behavioral Science course (SB) - 3
Global Perspectives course (GP) - 3
Professional Studies in CAFES - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Summary of Requirements

University Requirements - 6 cr.
General Education - 35-36 cr.
Foundation Courses in Agriculture - 11 cr.
Major Requirements - 73-74 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.