Animal Sciences Minor

for the Minor in Animal Sciences


 

department website: https://ansc.illinois.edu/

department faculty: Animal Sciences Faculty

college website: https://aces.illinois.edu/


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