Program Requirements

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If you are pursuing a degree in animal science, you must meet the below requirements to be eligible for graduation. Also, you must complete the general education program, fulfill the general baccalaureate degree requirements and complete at least 125 hours of course work. The animal science program is comprehensive, so it does not require the completion of a minor.

Animal Science (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (57 hours):

  1. Specific General Education requirements: BIO 101(3) and 111(1) or BIO 121(4); CHM 107(3) and 108(1) or CHM 116(4) and 117(1); GEP 101(2) or UHC 110(2) or AGR 301(1); MTH 130(3) or 135(3) or 138(5) or 261(5) or 287(3).
  2. AGB 144(4); AGP 103(3) or AGN 115(3); AGP 365(3) or 370(3); AGR 300(3), 490(1); AGS 101(4), 301(3), 302(3), 310(3), 311(3), 316(3).
  3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience Requirement: AGS 432(3) or 442(3) or 446(3) or 452(3) or 453(3) or 461(3).
  4. 21 hours from the following two groups of courses including at least eight hours from Group A, five hours from Group B, and an additional eight hours from Groups A or B:
    1. Group A courses: AGR 399(1-5); AGS 161(3), 162(1), 163(1), 164(1), 185(3), 191(2), 196(2), 262(2), 263(1), 264(1), 306(3), 342(2), 346(2), 361(3), 362(3), 363(1), 364(1), 385(3), 389(3), 402(3), 432(3), 442(3), 446(3), 452(3), 453(3), 461(3), 492(1-3), 511(3).
    2. Group B courses: AGB 314(3), 334(3), 344(3), 354(2), 364(3), 374(3), 384(2), 394(1), 444(3), 494(1), 514(3), 524(3), 534(3), 584(3), 594(3); AGN 143(3, 215(3), 216(1), 335(3), 343(4), 351(2), 405(3), 455(3), 543(3); AGR 250(2), 330(3), 370(3), 377(3), 399(1-5), 499(1-3); AGP 325(3), 333(3), 363(3), 365(3), 370(3), 393(3); AGC 183(3), 323(3), 333(3).

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements