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Agricultural Sciences

ARCHIVED FILE
Begin Date: Fall Semester 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2008 - Program Name changed to Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VB SC) 

 Animal Bioscience - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (ANBIO)

PROFESSOR LESTER C. GRIEL, Program Coordinator

Cooperating Departments: Animal Sciences, Poultry Science, and Veterinary Science

This major provides a strong background in those biological and physical sciences underlying contemporary animal agriculture and establishes a sound foundation for graduate-level study in animal and related sciences. The student is expected to focus on one or more disciplines of the biological sciences related to animal agriculture during the senior year. Such disciplines may include animal behavior, genetics, nutrition, and physiology.

The mission of the Animal Bioscience major is to prepare students for admission to veterinary school and/or entry into graduate programs in animal biosciences. Students may prepare for graduate programs such as genetics, nutrition, microbiology, animal sciences, physiology, biochemistry, or others.

For the B.S. degree in Animal Bioscience, a minimum of 130 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(18 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 15-21 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 83-87 credits
(This includes 18 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (46 credits)
BIOL 110 GN(4), CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 111 GN(1), CHEM 112 GN(3), CHEM 113 GN(1), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
PHYS 250 GN(4), PHYS 251 GN(4) (Sem: 3-6)
AN SC 001(4)[1], AN SC 301(3)[1], BIOL 222(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
MICRB 201(3), MICRB 202(2) (Sem: 5-6)
VB SC 303(3)[1] (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (28-32 credits)
Select 4 credits from BIOL 220W GN(4), BIOL 230W GN(4), or BIOL 240W GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 6-9 credits from CHEM 202(3), CHEM 203(3); or CHEM 210(4), CHEM 212(3), CHEM 213(2) (Sem: 3-6)
Select 3-4 credits from CMPSC 100(3), CMPSC 101 GQ(3), STAT 200(4), STAT 240 GQ(3), or STAT 250(3) (Sem: 3-4)
AN SC 423(3) or BIOL 472(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 3 credits from AG BM 101 GS(3), ECON 002 GS(3), or ECON 004 GS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 6 credits from B M B 211(3), B M B 212(1), B M B 221(2); or B M B 401(3), B M B 402(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 3 credits from AN SC 305(3), AN SC 306(3), AN SC 309(4), AN SC 310(3), AN SC 311(3), AN SC 327(3), VB SC 405(3) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits of 400-level courses from department list (must include 3 credits of a grade of C or better[1]) (Sem: 7-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-07-002

Review Date: 10/10/06

UCA Revision #1: 8/2/06

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