Animal Science (ANSC)
ANSC 1211 Preparation for Animal Ag 2 SCH (2-0)
Key issues and trends impacting care and use of livestock, and domestic and companion animals. Career opportunities in the animal science profession.
ANSC 1419 Introd to Animal Science 4 SCH (3-2)
Basic scientific fundamentals of livestock production, including feeding and nutrition, reproductive physiology, selective breeding, health, management and marketing of major and minor species.
ANSC 2307 Prin of Feeds and Feeding 3 SCH (3-0)
ANSC 2310 Livestock Mgmt Techniques 3 SCH (1-4)
Application of animal handling and management techniques for major and minor livestock species including behavior of livestock species relevant to handling, methods of restraint and blood sampling. Prerequisites: ANSC 1419 and sophomore standing.
ANSC 3302 Swine Management 3 SCH (3-0)
ANSC 3304 Beef Management 3 SCH (3-0)
ANSC 3305 Mkt Class and Grade Livestock 3 SCH (2-2)
Classifications and judging of livestock; factors affecting classification, grading and valuing and procedures of marketing livestock. Prerequisites: 9 semester hours of Agriculture including ANSC 1419.
ANSC 3306 Equine Management 3 SCH (3-0)
ANSC 3307 Forage Prod, Eval, & Util 3 SCH (3-0)
This course investigates multidisciplinary approaches toward the development, evaluation and utilization of integrated forage, livestock, and wildlife production systems that are economically feasible and environmentally sustainable. Prerequisites: ANSC 1419 and ANSC 2307. Junior or senior classification or instructor approval.
ANSC 3308 Sheep and Goat Management 3 SCH (3-0)
Systems of sheep and goat management for meat, fiber and milk including breeding, feeding and various management problems and their solutions. Prerequisite: 9 semester hours of animal science including ANSC 1419.
ANSC 3309 Meat Preparation and Eval 3 SCH (2-3)
Market class determination, live animal evaluation; slaughter, cutting, curing, carcass evaluation and grading. Prerequisites: ANSC 1419 and junior standing.
ANSC 3310 Processed Meatss 3 SCH (3-0)
Fundamentals of processed meats, meat product development, and training for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.
ANSC 3313 Repro Physiol of Dom Animals 3 SCH (2-2)
ANSC 3333 Domestic Animal Behavior 3 SCH (3-0)
Principles of animal behavior with concentration on livestock animals emphasizing how behavior influences animal production and efficiency. Prerequisites: ANSC 1419 and junior standing.
ANSC 3335 Animal Breeding and Genetics 3 SCH (3-0)
Introduction to genetic concepts and principles of livestock improvement involving gene function, molecular genetics, gametogenesis, Mendelian inheritance, selection and breeding systems. Prerequisite: ANSC 1419.
ANSC 3336 Artificial Breed of Livestock 3 SCH (2-3)
ANSC 3390 Special Topics in Animal Sci 3 SCH (0-0-3)
Selected topics not currently available in existing courses. May be repeated once under different topic. Prerequisite: junior standing.
ANSC 3995 Internship 1-9 SCH (0-0-1-9)
Supervised and planned work experience under college guidelines in an agriculture enterprise or agency setting. Practical application of knowledge and skills of major subject area without classroom consultation, but with formal evaluation. May be repeated for a maximum of nine semester hours toward degree; may not count toward minor. Prerequisite: written consent of adviser and dean.
ANSC 4301 Growth Physiol of Livestock Sp 3 SCH (3-0)
ANSC 4303 Anat and Phys of Dom Animals 3 SCH (3-0)
ANSC 4305 International Animal Agric 3 SCH (3-0)
Global contributions of animal agriculture involving traditional and nontraditional species on the welfare of human development. Includes a review of selected literature papers and a study of alternative livestock production systems especially appropriate for developing countries. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.
ANSC 4307 Animal Nutrition 3 SCH (3-0)
ANSC 4308 Statistics in Agriculture 3 SCH (3-0)
Basic and practical overview of agricultural experimentation, which includes an understanding of hypothesis testing, sampling, probability, and analysis and interpretation of agricultural research data. Prerequisite: junior/senior standing.
ANSC 4317 Intensive Cattle Management 3 SCH (3-0)
Production and management practices of the feedlot and dairy industries will be explored. Current issues, such as animal welfare, production efficiency, environmental impacts and health related risks will be addressed. Prerequisites: ANSC 1419; Junior or senior classification or instructor approval. Recommended Prerequisite: ANSC 2307.
ANSC 4385 Experimental Techniques 3 SCH (2-3)
Laboratory exercises and demonstrations of current biotechniques used in animal research and their application to management of animal and wildlife species. Prerequisite: 9 semester hours of agriculture or approval of instructor.
ANSC 4395 Problems in Animal Science 1-3 SCH (1-3)
Literature review, laboratory field problem. May be repeated for a total of 6 semester hours, only 3 hours may count toward a minor. Prerequisite: approval of supervising professor.