Learning Outcomes: Animal Sciences, MANSC
Learning Outcomes for the Master of Science in Animal Sciences Major in Animal Sciences
The recipient of a Master of Animal Sciences in Animal Sciences will demonstrate:
- Graduate-level understanding of essential concepts and approaches in the area of animal science specialization. The essential concepts will enable the graduate to strengthen the application to a D.V.M or Ph.D. degree, advance throughout the employment ranks, or secure a mid-management position in industry or federal agencies.
- Capacity to execute a supervised independent studies project including: a) understanding of the scientific method, research objectives, materials and methods, basic data analysis, and appreciation of the findings; and b)effectively assist on the implementation of essential research activities.
- Ability to effectively communicate essential disciplinary knowledge and independent studies findings in written format.
- Aptitude to advocate for interdisciplinary research and education efforts to improve food security, food safety, animal and human health and wellbeing or environmental stewardship.