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Animal Science (AN SC)

AN SC 405 Advanced Canine Nutrition and Management (3) Application of biological principles to the care and nutrition of dogs; interactive discussions of contemporary nutrition and management issues.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 305 or permission of the program  

AN SC 407 Advanced Horse Management (3) Detailed study of anatomy and physiology of the horse as related to nutrition, reproduction, athletic ability, unsoundness and control of diseases and parasites. Detailed discussion of management practices, facility design and contemporary issues.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 327  

AN SC 410 Advanced Dairy Herd Management (4) Application of dairy herd management principles using case studies and actual dairy farm situations.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 310  

AN SC 413 Transgenic Biology (3) The principles and concepts used to generate genetically engineered animals by pronuclear, knockout, and cloning methods; and applied biotechnology applications.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: B M B 211 orBIOL 230W andAN SC 322 orBIOL 222  

AN SC 415 Companion Animal Behavior (3) Detailed study of companion animal behavior; including individual, developmental, and environmental bases of behavior with applied demonstration and discussion.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 110  

AN SC 417 Horse Judging (2) Evaluation and selection of halter and performance horses, and presentation of oral reasons.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 217  

AN SC 418 (AGECO 418, SOILS 418) Nutrient Management in Agricultural Systems (3) Comprehensive review of nutrient flow in animal agricultural systems, environmental regulations, and environmental stewardship practices.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 419W Applied Animal Welfare (3) Assessment of management practices impacting animal welfare; devoted to livestock species, companion animals, captive exotic species, and animals in research.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 201 or 6 credits of biology  

AN SC 420 Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology (4) Feedstuff evaluation, quality control, handling, storage: life cycle feeding of beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, swine, horses, and poultry.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 301  

AN SC 421 Poultry Evaluation and Selection (2) Introduction and application of standards and principles used to evaluate live poultry and poultry products.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: permission of program  

AN SC 422 Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Selection (3) Methods used in evaluation of production and type traits and their role in selecting dairy breeding stock domestically and internationally.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 322  

AN SC 423 Comparative Physiology of Domestic Animals (3) A comparative approach to understanding body function in domesticated avian and mammalian species.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 110  

AN SC 424 Livestock Breeding Evaluation and Selection (3) Evaluation and selection of beef cattle, sheep, swine, and horses; critical analysis of performance records and genetic evaluations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 324  

AN SC 425 (VB SC 425) Principles of Avian Diseases (3) Principles of pathogenesis and control of diseases in poultry and other avian populations. Case material used where appropriate.
Effective: Summer 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: AN SC 201, BIOL 110 4 credits in microbiology and 3 credits of anatomy and/or physiology  

AN SC 425 (VB SC 425) Principles of Avian Diseases (3) Principles of pathogenesis and control of diseases in poultry and other avian populations. Case material used where appropriate.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: MICRB 106 andMICRB 107 orMICRB 201 andMICRB 202   Concurrent: AN SC 211 AN SC 311

AN SC 426 Advanced Judging and Selection (2 per semester, maximum of 4) Development of critical thinking and communication skills through evaluation and selection of animals and animal products.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 322  

AN SC 427 Milk Secretion (3) Development and physiology of the mammary gland and factors which affect the amount and composition of milk produced.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 201  

AN SC 429 Advanced Beef Cattle Production (3) Application of scientific and business principles to practical production and management issues using case studies or selected live settings.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 309  

AN SC 431W Physiology of Mammalian Reproduction (4) Physiological processes of reproduction in animals, including the use of current and emerging technologies.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits in animal physiology  

AN SC 432 Techniques in Cattle Reproduction (1) Demonstration and practice in cattle artifical insemination technique and semen handling. Instruction in reproductive systems anatomy, estrous cycle and estrus synchronization programs.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: AN SC 309 orAN SC 310  

AN SC 437 (AEE 437) Equine Facilitated Therapy (3) Equine Facilitated Therapy uses equine-related activities to contribute positively to the wellbeing of people with disabilities.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 327  

AN SC 447 Applied Equine Behavior (3) Theory and application of behavior principles as they apply to horses in free- running and domestic situations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 201, AN SC 327 and fifth-semester standing; or fifth-semester standing and six credits in biology; or permisssion of the instructor  

AN SC 450 Dairy Farm Management Systems (3) Capstone course emphasizing integration of dairy farm management principles into whole farm systems.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 310, AN SC 350, AN SC 410 ; or permission of program  

AN SC 451 Dairy Systems Analysis (1-2 per semester/maximum of 2) Students will evaluate all systems of a working dairy farm business.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 310 prerequisite or concurrent:AN SC 410   Concurrent: AN SC 450 prerequisite or concurrent: AN SC 410

AN SC 457 Equine Reproduction and Breeding Farm Management (3) Advanced aspects of equine reproduction will be covered, including collection of semen, processing it for shipment, and insemination of mares.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 327  

AN SC 467W Equine Nutrition and Feeding (3) Equine gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology; energy and nutrient requirements for body functions; applied interrelationships between nutrition, health, and performance.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 301  

AN SC 477 Riding Instructor Training (1) Management of equestrian riding lessons, teaching techniques, lesson plans, program planning, time management, and handling of mounted groups.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AN SC 327 ; a demonstrable level of horsemanship  

AN SC 479 (BIOL 479) General Endocrinology (3) Endocrine mechanisms regulating the morphogenesis, homeostasis, and functional integration of animals.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 141 orBIOL 472  

AN SC 494 Undergraduate Research (1-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Independent undergraduate research directed by an Animal Science faculty supervisor.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: junior or senior status approval of an Animal Science faculty supervisor and approval of the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.  

AN SC 494H Honors Thesis Research (1-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Independent study directed by faculty supervisor culminating in an Animal Science honors thesis.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: junior or senior status in the Schreyers Honors College and permission of an Animal Science honors advisor.  

AN SC 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 500 Foundation Readings in Animal Science (1 per semester/maximum of 2) Scientific articles that have significantly impacted the animal sciences will be read and discussed.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 502 Scientific Scholarship (2) Consideration of the scientific method and thinking relative to scholarship, grantsmanship, and the mechanism of grantsmanship.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

AN SC 506 (NUTR 506) Ruminology (3) Physiological, biochemical, and microbiological activities occurring within the rumen and the relation of rumen function to animal response.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: at least one course in each of the following areas: animal nutrition physiology microbiology and biochemistry  

AN SC 515 Advanced Physiology of Reproduction in Farm Animals (1-6) Advanced physiology of reproduction in farm animals.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits each of reproductive physiology systemic physiology and endocrinology  

AN SC 543 Animal Genomics (3) Foundations in genomics, proteomics, epigenomics, and basic bioinformatics, and their applications in animal breeding, health, production, reproduction, nutrition, and medicine.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

AN SC 590 Colloquium (1-9; 1 per semester) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Experience in developing, organizing, and conducting lectures/laboratories; evaluation and counseling students and related resident education activities.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AN SC 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

NOTE: Also see course listed under Animal Nutrition, Poultry Science, and Veterinary Science.

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