Core Courses

 Course Descriptions

University Requirements


All of the Following Courses

WRA - Writing, Rhetoric, & American Culture (100 level)

  • Credits: 4 
  • Prereq: (WRA 1004) or designated score on English Placement Test
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

IAH* - Integrative Studies in Arts & Humanities (IAH 201 to 210)

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: WRA (Completion of Tier I Writing Requirement)
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

IAH* - Integrative Studies in Arts & Humanities (IAH 211 or above)

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereg: IAH 201 to 210 or RCAH 201 and completion of WRA (Tier I Writing Requirement)
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

ISS* - Integrative Studies in Social, Behavior & Economic Sci. (ISS-200)

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: Check individual course prerequisites on the Schedule of Courses webpage.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

ISS* - Integrative Studies in Social, Behavior & Economic Sci. (ISS-300)

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: Most ISS 200 level courses or MC 201. Check individual course prerequisites on the Schedule of Courses webpage.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

Total Credits 20

*For IAH and ISS courses: At least 1 IAH or ISS course emphasizing “national” diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity. Designated by (N) or (D) after the course title.

And at least 1 IAH or ISS course emphasizing “international” and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity. Designated by (I) after the course title.

College Requirements


All of the Following Courses

EC 201 or 202 - Economics (201 Microeconomics / 202 Macroeconomics)

  • Credits: 3
  • Prereq: Check individual course prerequisites on the Schedule of Courses webpage.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

MTH 116 - College Algebra & Trigonometry

  • Credits: 5
  • Prereq: Check individual courses on the Schedule of Courses webpage
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

or MTH 103 and MTH 114; MTH 103 and STT 200 or STT 201; or MTH 124; or MTH 132

  • Credits 3-7
  • Prereq: Check individual courses on the Schedule of Courses webpage
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

Total Credits 6-10

**Math notes: At this time, MTH 101 and MTH 102 will NOT fulfill the MATH requirement for CANR. If a student takes MTH 1825, these credits DO NOT count toward graduation. The student must take 3 additional credits to graduate, bringing the total to 123.**

Department Requirements


All of the Following Courses

ANS 101 - Professional Development in Animal Science I

  • Credits: 1
  • Prereq: Open only to students in the Animal Science Major.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring

ANS 110 - Introductory Animal Agriculture

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: None
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring

CEM 141 - General Chemistry

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: (MTH 103) or (MTH 110) or (MTH 116) or (MTH 124) or (MTH 132) or (MTH 152H) or (LB 118) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test. Math prerequisite can be taken concurrently. Not open to students with credit in: CEM 151 or CEM 181H or LB 171.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

BS 161 - Cells and Molecules

  • Credits: 3
  • Prereq: (CEM 141 or concurrently) or (CEM 151 or concurrently) or (LB 171 or concurrently) or (CEM 181H or concurrently)
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

BS 171 - Cells and Molecules Biology Laboratory

  • Credits: 2
  • Prereq: (BS 161 or concurrently) or (BS 181H or concurrently)
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

ANS 301 - Professional Development in Animal Science II

  • Credits: 2
  • Prereq: (ANS 101 and ANS 110) and completion of Tier I writing requirement (WRA). Open to juniors or seniors in the Department of Animal Science.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring

ANS 313 - Principles of Animal Feeding and Nutrition

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: (BS 161 or LB 145 or BS 181H) and completion of Tier I writing requirement(WRA) and (CEM 143 or concurrently) or (CEM 251 or concurrently)
  • Semesters: Fall

ANS 314 - Genetic Improvement of Farm Animals

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: (BS 161 or BS 181H or LB 145) and completion of Tier I writing requirement) and (STT 200 or STT 201 or STT 421 or STT 464 or STT 231)
  • Semesters: Spring

ANS 315 - Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: (BS 161 or LB 145 or BS 181H) and completion of Tier I writing requirement.
  • Semesters: Spring

ANS 401 - Ethical Issues in Animal Agriculture

  • Credits: 1
  • Prereq: Open to juniors or seniors. Recommended Background: ANS 313 or ANS 314 or ANS 315.
  • Semesters: Spring

TOTAL CREDITS 32 – 33


One of the Following Courses

CEM 143 - CEM 143 Survey of Organic Chemistry

  • Credits: 4
  • Prereq: CEM 141 or CEM 151 or CEM 181H or LB 171. Not open to students with credit in: CEM 351.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

CEM 251 - CEM 251 Organic Chemistry

  • Credits: 3
  • Prereq: CEM 141 or CEM 151 or CEM 181H or LB 171. Not open to students with credit in: CEM 351.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

One of the Following Courses

STT 200 - Statistical Methods

  • Credits: 3
  • Prereq: (MTH 103 or MTH 110 or MTH 116 or MTH 124 or MTH 132 or LB 118) or designated score on Math Placement test.
    Not open to students with credit in: STT 201 or STT 421.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

STT 201 - Statistical Methods

  • Credits: 3
  • Prereq: (MTH 103 or MTH 110 or MTH 116 or MTH 124 or MTH 132 or LB 118) or designated score on Math Placement test.
    Not open to students with credit in: STT 200 or STT 421.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

STT 421 - Statistics I

  • Credits: 3
  • Prereq: MTH 103 or MTH 110 or MTH 116.
  • Not open to students with credit in: STT 200 or STT 201.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

TOTAL CREDITS 3


One of the Following Species Management Courses

ANS 222 - Introductory Beef Management

  • Credits: 3
  • Semesters: Spring

ANS 232 - Introductory Dairy Management

  • Credits: 3
  • Semesters: Fall

ANS 242 - Introductory Horse Management

  • Credits: 3
  • Cannot be used for Production Animal Scholars concentration.
  • Semesters: Fall

ANS 252 - Introductory to Management of Avian Species

  • Credits: 3
  • Semesters: Odd

ANS 262 - Introductory Sheep Management

  • Credits: 3
  • Semesters: Spring

ANS 272 - Introductory Swine Management

  • Credits: 3
  • Semesters: Fall

ANS 282 - Companion Animal Biology and Management

  • Credits: 3
  • Cannot be used for Production Animal Scholars concentration.
  • Semesters: Fall, Spring

TOTAL CREDITS 3


One of the Following Concentrations

Animal Industry 24 – 29 Credits

Animal Biology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine 39 – 51 Credits

Companion and Exotic Animal Biology 41 – 47 Credits

Production Animal Scholars 51 – 54 Credits


Electives

0 – 32 Credits


OVERALL TOTAL CREDITS NEEDED TO GRADUATE: 120

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