Animal Industry Concentration

Animal Industry Concentration is a program for students who aspire to work on a farm or in an agribusiness. This program includes the science core, numerous courses in management of animals, and various electives depending on the goals of each student.

Specific course requirements for Animal Industry Concentration: 

ANS 201

Animal Products

F

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS 3

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

CSS 110

Computer Applications in Agronomy

F, S, SS

3

CSE 101

Introduction to Computing

F,S,SS

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS 3

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

ABM 100

Decision-making in the Agri-Food System

F,S

3

ABM 130

Farm Management I

F

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS 3

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES in addition to the required species management course from ANS Core for a total of two courses.

ANS 222

Introductory Beef Cattle Management

S

3

ANS 232

Introductory Dairy Cattle Management

F

3

ANS 242

Introductory Horse Management

F

3

ANS 252

Introduction to Management of Avian Species

F odd yr.

3

ANS 262

Introductory Sheep Management

S

3

ANS 272

Introductory Swine Management

F

3

ANS 282

Introductory Companion Animal Biology & Mgmt

F,S

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS 3

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES

ANS 422

Advanced Feedlot Management

F

3

ANS 432

Advanced Dairy Management

F

3

ANS 442

Advanced Horse Management

S

3

ANS 472

Advanced Swine Management

S  even yr.

3

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS 3

SIX CREDITS OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES

ANS 211

Animal and Product Evaluation

F

3

ANS 305

Applied Animal Behavior

S

3

ANS 309

Animal Health Management

F

3

ANS 409

Advancements in Reproduction

F

3

ANS 407

Food and Animal Toxicology

F

3

ANS 413

Monogastric Animal Nutrition

F

3

ANS 418

Comprehensive Nutrient Management

F

3

ANS 435

Mammary Physiology

S

4

ANS 445

Equine Exercise Physiology

F

4

ANS 455

Avian Physiology

S

4

ANS 483

Ruminant Nutrition

S

3

                                                                                                                       TOTAL CREDITS 6-12

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES

ANS 493

Professional Internship

F,S,SS

3

ANS 300A,B,C,D or E

Judging

F

6

Study Abroad

 

 

6

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS 3-6