Animal Sciences Minor

for the Minor in Animal Sciences

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department faculty: Animal Sciences Faculty

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The minor in Animal Sciences is designed to provide students with a basic understanding and knowledge of a discipline subject matter area of their choice. Subject matter areas include animal production and management, nutrition, genetics, animal behavior, immunology, meat science/muscle biology, microbiology, reproductive physiology, and molecular biology. Courses in the minor cannot be completed Credit/No Credit.

Courses Required
ANSC 100Intro to Animal Sciences4
ANSC 101Contemporary Animal Issues3
Select two of the following:6-7
Animal Nutrition
Animal Reproduction and Growth
Cells, Metabolism and Genetics
Anatomy and Physiology
Courses Required
Minimum two additional 300- or 400-level ANSC courses. These courses must be distinct from the student's major or an additional minor. ANSC 398 and ANSC 499 do not count toward the minor.6-8
Total Hours20