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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Science Major, BS in Animal Science – Animal Industries Concentration


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To remain in the major, students must maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA in ANSC courses by the end of semester three. Students must complete ANSC 100 , ANSC 150 *, and ANSC 220  with minimum grades of C, C, and C- respectively to remain in the Animal Science Major.

uTrack Requirements


Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students.

Credit Hours 15-16


Term 1 Milestone Notes


  • 2.0 cumulative GPA

Term 2


Credit Hours 14-16


Term 2 Milestone Notes


Term 3


Credit Hours 13-15


Term 3 Milestone Notes


  • 2.0 GPA in ANSC courses
     

Term 4


  • 2 Minor Requirement 3 Credit Hours
  • 6 Unrestricted Electives 4 Credit Hours
  • 5 Volunteer Core  Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Credit Hours 16


Term 4 Milestone Notes


Term 5


  • 2 Minor Requirement 3 Credit Hours
  • 3 STEM Electives 4 Credit Hours
  • 5 Volunteer Core  Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Term 6


  • 2 Minor Requirement 3 Credit Hours
  • 5 Volunteer Core  Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Credit Hours 16


Term 6 Milestone Notes


  • No milestones

Term 7


  • 4 Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
  • 2 Minor Requirement 6 Credit Hours
  • 3 STEM Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 5 Volunteer Core  Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Credit Hours 15


Term 7 Milestone Notes


  • Apply to graduate

Term 8


  • 4 Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
  • 2 Minor Requirement 3 Credit Hours
  • 6 Unrestricted Electives 3-5 Credit Hours
  • 5 Volunteer Core  Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Credit Hours 13-15


Term 8 Milestone Notes


  • No milestones

Total Credit Hours 120-125


Footnotes


  1. One Quantitative Reasoning Elective must be MATH 115 * or MATH 117 * or STAT 201 * or STAT 207 *. MATH 123 * is recommended but not required.
  2. A minor in Agricultural Extension , Agricultural and Natural Resource Communication , Food and Agricultural Business , Business Administration , Communication Studies , Information Sciences , Journalism and Electronic Media , or other discipline with approval of the Animal Science Undergraduate Committee is required.
  3. STEM elective chosen from AGNR 101 *; ANSC 420 , ANSC 430 , ANSC 431 ANSC 481 *, ANSC 482 , ANSC 483 , ANSC 484 , ANSC 485 , ANSC 486 , ANSC 489 , or PLSC 435  (after major requirement and Capstone Course requirement has been met, and a maximum of one of ANSC 481 *, ANSC 482 , ANSC 483 , ANSC 485 , ANSC 486 , or ANSC 489  may be taken to satisfy the STEM elective requirement); ANTH 110 *, ANTH 117 *; ASTR 151 *, ASTR 152 *, ASTR 153 *, ASTR 154 *, ASTR 217 *, ASTR 218 *; BAS (any); BCMB (any except BCMB 320 ); BIOL (any after major requirements are met); BME (any); BSE (221 and above); CBE (any); CE (210 and above); CHEM (any after major requirements are met); COSC (any); CSM (any); ECE (any); EEB (any); EF (any); EPP (any); ESS 231 , ESS 232 , ESS 334 , ESS 424 *, ESS 434 , ESS 442 , ESS 444 ESS 454 , ESS 462 *; FDSC 241 , FDSC 341 *, FDSC 410 , FDSC 415 *, FDSC 418 , FDSC 419 *, FDSC 421 , FDSC 428 , FDSC 429 , FDSC 445 ; FORS 214 , FORS 215 , FORS 217 , FORS 331 , FORS 337 , FORS 414 ; FWF 212 , FWF 250 *, FWF 313 , FWF 315 , FWF 320 *, FWF 430 ; GEOG 131 *, GEOG 132 *, GEOG 137 *; GEOL (any); IE (any); KNS 480 *; MATH (any above 110 after Quantitative Reasoning requirements are met); ME (any); MICR (any); MSE (201 and above); NE (any); NUTR 100 *, NUTR 302 , NUTR 311 , NUTR 314 , NUTR 321 -NUTR 322 ; PHYS (any); PLSC 210 *, PLSC 250 *, PLSC 320 , PLSC 330 *, PLSC 331 , PLSC 410 *, PLSC 415 *, PLSC 421 , PLSC 434 , PLSC 438 , PLSC 441 , PLSC 442 PLSC 452 , PLSC 457 , PLSC 461 ; PSYC 301 , PSYC 370 , PSYC 385 , PSYC 445 , PSYC 450 , PSYC 459 , PSYC 461 ; PUBH 201 *, PUBH 202 , PUBH 420 ; STAT (any); WFS (340 and above). At least 6 hours must be from HCA courses.
  4. Capstone Courses: Select two courses from ANSC 420 , ANSC 430 , ANSC 431 , ANSC 481 *, ANSC 482 ANSC 483 ANSC 484 ANSC 485 , ANSC 486 , ANSC 489 , or PLSC 435 . At least one course must be ANSC 481 *, ANSC 482 ANSC 483 ANSC 484 , ANSC 485 , or ANSC 486 .
  5. Chosen from the Volunteer Core list. One course must also be designated as Written Communications (WC).
  6. Any courses not already required for the major.

* Meets Volunteer Core Requirements . Nine hours of Engaged Inquiries  electives from at least 2 course prefixes are required.

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