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Agricultural Sciences

(Archive) Animal Bioscience (ANBIO)

Begin Date: Summer Session 1994
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Animal Bioscience (ANBIO) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR LESTER C. GRIEL, Program Coordinator

Cooperating Departments: Dairy and Animal Science, 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)

(18 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 16-21 credits

(This includes 18 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GS courses.)

BIOL 110 GN(4), CHEM 012 GN(3), 013 GN(3), 014 GN(1), 015 GN(1), MATH 140 GQ(4), 141 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
PHYS 215 GN(4), 265 GN(4) (Sem: 3-6)
AN SC 001(4)[1], 301(3)[1], BIOL 222(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
MICRB 201(3), 202(2) (Sem: 5-6)
V SC 303(3)[1] (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (27-31 credits)
Select 4 credits from BIOL 220W GN(4), 230W GN(4), or 240W GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 6-9 credits from CHEM 034(3), 035(3); or CHEM 036(2), 038(4), 039(3) (Sem: 3-6)
Select 2-3 credits from CMPSC 100(3), 101 GQ(3), AG 200A(2), 200B(2) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 3 credits from ECON 002 GS(3), 004 GS(3), 014 GS(3), or AG EC 101 GS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
BIOL 472(3) or PTYSC 407(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 6 credits from B M B 101(3), 102 (1), 121(2); or B M B 401(2), 402(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 3 credits from AN SC 007(3), 201(3), 202(3), PTYSC 201(1), V SC 405(3) (Sem: 7-8)

Select 8-9 credits of 400-level courses from department list (must include 3 credits of a grade of Cor 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.

The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1994

Blue Sheet Item #: 22-04-005

Review Date: 6/7/99 (General Education Uptdate)


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