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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.

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Animal Science 1319, 2341 6
Animal Science 3332, 3342, 3443, 3449, 4181, 4342, 4343, 4344, 4345 27
Major Support Courses
Courses 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
Food Science 4446 4
Mathematics 1314, 1324, 1342 3
Range and Wildlife Management 3331, 3332 6
Core Curriculum
Courses Hours
Core Curriculum. Students should be aware that some majors specify particular courses to meet core-curriculum requirements when options are available. 42
Minor
Courses Hours
Minor 18
Electives
Courses Hours
Electives 4

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