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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Science Major, MS


Requirements
The program requires the writing of a thesis based on original research, a minimum of 24 hours of graduate course work, plus at least 6 hours of thesis research. Course work must include

  • At least 14 hours in courses numbered at or above the 500 level. 
  • 1 hour of AGNR 512 
  • At least 3 hours in statistics chosen from courses approved for use in the intercollegiate graduate statistics program (IGSP). 
  • All first- and second-year Master of Science students are required to enroll in ANSC 596  each spring term.

The remainder of course work will be selected jointly by the student and the major professor depending on the student’s area of emphasis and professional objectives. Student’s graduate committee will approve the student’s course work and research proposal, as well as conduct the final oral examination, which consists of a comprehensive oral examination and a defense of the thesis.