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Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

(120 semester credit hours)

This degree is designed to meet the needs of individual students desiring a program of study in all aspects of the livestock industries, including commercial production and management, animal feeding, health, nutrition, reproductive physiology, genetics, range and wildlife, and live animal evaluation, as well as other areas of the livestock, range and wildlife industries. In addition, students are involved in ongoing faculty research and livestock production practices that prepare graduates for careers in animal science production and business areas. This program is designed to meet the needs of individual students desiring an animal science degree along with a choice of minor between range and wildlife management, food science, biology, chemistry, mass media, communication, criminal justice, or any area of business.

Academic Major
  Hours
Animal Science 1319, 2341
6
Animal Science 3332, 3342, 3443, 3449, 4181, 4342,
4343, 4344, 4345
27
Other Requirements
  Hours
Agricultural Economics 2317 3
Agriculture or Food Science elective 3
Animal Science 1309 or Business Computer Information Systems 1305
3
Biology 1406, 1407, 1408 4
Chemistry 1405 or 1411, 2153, 2353, 3331
11
Communication 1315 3

Creative Arts:
Arts 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304,
Honors 2302,
Music 1306, 1310, 1313, 
Theatre 1310

3
English 1301, 1302 6
Food Science 4446 4
General Studies 1181 1
History 1301, 1302 6
Language, Philosophy, and Culture: 
Culture Competence 2323,
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331, 
Philosophy 1301, 2306
3
Mathematics 1314, 1324, 1342 3
Political Science 2305, 2306 6
Range and Wildlife Management 3331 and 3332 6
Minor
  Hours
Minor 18
Electives
  Hours
Electives 4

The natural science requirement for a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science will be met by completing four hours of biology and chemistry 1405 or 1411, 2153, 2353, and 3331.

The above plan meets all core curriculum and general Bachelor of Science degree requirements. This degree requires a minimum of 120 hours with a maximum of 42 advanced hours.