Students have the option of choosing an emphasis within their major (see below) or a minor.  Dairy Science majors may not choose a minor in Animal Science.

General Requirements
Core Curriculum27-40
Specific Core Curriculum Requirements
CHEMSTRY 1050Survey of General Chemistry5
or CHEMSTRY 1140 General Chemistry I
BIOLOGY 1150General Biology5
or BIOLOGY 1650 The Unity of Life
MATH 1830Elementary Statistics3
School of Agriculture Core Courses
ANSCI 2990Pre-Capstone Seminar in Animal Science1
Capstone Experience3
ANSCI 4990Capstone Symposium in Animal Science1
Two Foundation Courses 16
Animal Science Core Courses
ANSCI 2010Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals4
ANSCI 3000Animal Nutrition3
ANSCI 3600Feeds and Feeding2
ANSCI 3030Genetics of Livestock Improvement3
ANSCI 3110Reproductive Physiology of Domestic Animals4
Dairy Science Major Courses
ANSCI 2040Calf and Heifer Production Systems3
ANSCI 2050Dairy Cattle Evaluation3
ANSCI 3200Dairy Records Analysis1
ANSCI 3010Dairy Product Analysis and Processing3
ANSCI 3130Animal and Food Microbiology4
ANSCI 4070Dairy Cattle Management4
ANSCI 4030Beef Management4
or ANSCI 4170 Small Ruminant Animal Management
ANSCI 4150Biology of Lactation3
Total Credits92-105
1

Introduction to Animal Science and one other agriculture foundation course are required for the School of Agriculture core.

Agribusiness Emphasis

Required Credits: 36 Major, 15 Emphasis, 9 Electives*
ACCTING 2010Financial Accounting3
AGBUS 2430Agricultural Marketing3
AGBUS 3410Agricultural Consulting and Sales3
AGBUS 3460Farm Business Management3
AGBUS 3500Agricultural Prices and Risk Management3
Nine additional credits of electives*9
Total Credits24

Public Relations Emphasis

Required Credits: 36 Major, 15 Emphasis, 9 Electives*
MEDIA 1630Introduction to Mass Media3
MEDIA 2030Basic Newswriting and Reporting3
MEDIA 1360Public Relations Principles3
Choice of two additional courses in Marketing/Journalism6
Nine additional credits of electives*9
Total Credits24

Production Emphasis

Required Credits: 36 Major, 15 Emphasis, 9 Electives*
AGET 1750Equipment, Structure and Power Systems3
SCSCI 1260Crop Science3
SCSCI 3340Nutrient Management in Agriculture3
or SCSCI 4320 Forage Crops
One course 2000-level or above from two of the following areas: SCSCI, AGET or AGET6-7
8-9 additional credits of electives* to reach 24 credits overall in the emphasis8-9
Total Credits24

Science Emphasis

Required Credits: 36 Major, 19-21 Emphasis, 3-5 Electives*
BIOLOGY 1750The Diversity of Life5
CHEMSTRY 1240General Chemistry4
CHEMSTRY 3540Organic Chemistry Lecture4
CHEMSTRY 4630General Biochemistry3
One additional 3000/4000-level course in BIOLOGY, CHEMSTRY, or ANSCI3-5
3-5 additional credits of electives* to reach 24 credits overall in the emphasis3-5
Total Credits24

Pre-Vet Emphasis

Required Credits: 36 Major, 21 Emphasis, 3 Electives*
CHEMSTRY 1240General Chemistry4
CHEMSTRY 3540Organic Chemistry Lecture4
CHEMSTRY 4630General Biochemistry3
PHYSICS 1350Introductory Physics I5
PHYSICS 1450Introductory Physics II5
3 additional credits of electives*3
Total Credits24

Comprehensive Emphasis

Required Credits: 36 Major, 24 Approved Credits24
24-credit program of study approved by advisor
Total Credits24

*Animal Science or Dairy Science Electives

Livestock Production Techniques
Meat and Animal Evaluation
Companion Animal Care and Management
Principles of Meat Science
Biotechnology in Animal Science
Topics in Animal Health
Beef Management
Swine Management
Ruminant Nutrition
Monogastric Nutrition
Advanced Nutrition Consulting
Small Ruminant Animal Management
Special Topics in Animal Science
Animal Sciences Internship