Animal Sciences (ANSC)


1000

ANSC 1011 Introduction to Animal Science (3 credits)
F,S Science and production of beef cattle, sheep, swine, and horses; their role in American agriculture.
ANSC 1048 [Not Offered] INTRO TO DAIRY SCI (3.0 credits)
ANSC 1049 [Not Offered] INTRO TO POUL SCI (3.0 credits)

2000

ANSC 2001 [Not Offered] Farm Unit Internship (1 credits)
F,S,Su Prereq.: ANSC 1011 and consent of department head. 3 hrs. work experience. May be taken for a max. of 5 sem. hrs. of credit, one each in beef, horse, sheep, swine, and meat units. Pass-fail grading. Supervised work experience with animal behavior, vocational management skills, and livestock handling.
ANSC 2030 [Not Offered] BASIC HORSEMANSHIP (3.0 credits)
ANSC 2040 JUDGING DAIRY CATTLE (2.0 credits)
ANSC 2042 TECH JDG/EVAL PL/PRD (2.0 credits)
ANSC 2049 [Not Offered] DAIRY PROD PRACTICE (3.0 credits)
ANSC 2060 Companion Animal Management (3 credits)
Care, feeding, breeding, health, behavior, and management of companion animals; emphasis on dogs and cats; opportunities in the pet-related fields and industries.
ANSC 2072 [Not Offered] INTRO AGRIC GENETICS (3.0 credits)
ANSC 2075 MILK AND DAIRY FOODS (3.0 credits)
ANSC 2085 [Not Offered] MILK QUAL CONTRL LAB (2.0 credits)
ANSC 2093 [Not Offered] DARY PRODUC JUDG (2.0 credits)
ANSC 2133 [Not Offered] Growth and Development of Livestock (3 credits)
S 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Cell, tissue, and body growth, development, and composition; patterns of tissue deposition in livestock; control and modification of normal and abnormal growth; evaluation and measurement of composition of beef, sheep, swine, and horses.

3000

ANSC 3010 [Not Offered] APPL ANML FEED FORM (3.0 credits)
ANSC 3030 [Not Offered] ADV HORSEMANSHIP (3.0 credits)
ANSC 3033 Elements of Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation (3 credits)
F 1 hr. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. Basic principles and techniques involved in evaluation of meat animals and their carcasses.
ANSC 3034 [Not Offered] Advanced Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation (3 credits)
S Prereq.: ANSC 3033. 1 hr. lecture; 4 hrs. lab.
ANSC 3050 INTERNSHIP (3.0 credits)
ANSC 3051 [Not Offered] Animal Science Problems (1-6 credits)
F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of department head. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Directed individual study of a problem in biotechnology, nutrition, meats, reproduction, breeding and genetics, herd health, or marketing of farm animals.
ANSC 3053 Meats (3 credits)
F 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Livestock and meat industry relationship; live animal and carcass comparison, slaughtering, processing, identification, and utilization of meat and meat products.
ANSC 3060 COMP ANIM HLTH & DIS (3.0 credits)
ANSC 3070 SM ANI ANAT & PHYSIO (3.0 credits)
ANSC 3900 ANIMAL SCIENCE RES (1-3 credits)

4000

ANSC 4001 Parasite Effects on Animal Performance (2 credits)
F Prereq.: ANSC 4009 or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Endo- and ecto-parasites that affect performance of domestic animals and birds.
ANSC 4009 Animal Nutrition (3 credits)
F Prereq.: CHEM 2060 or equivalent. Basic principles of nutrition including chemical composition of feedstuffs, digestion, metabolism, and functions and values of nutrients.
ANSC 4018 Principles of Animal Genetics (4 credits)
F Prereq.: DARY 2072 or BIOL 2153 and EXST 2201; or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Concepts of animal breeding and genetics as they relate to farm livestock.
ANSC 4020 FRZN/CULT DARY PROD (4.0 credits)
ANSC 4031 [Not Offered] INCUBATN/HATCHRY MGT (2.0 credits)
ANSC 4040 [Not Offered] Quality Assurance in the Food Industry (4 credits)
S See DARY 4040.
ANSC 4043 DOM ANIMAL ENDO (3.0 credits)
ANSC 4045 Reproductive Physiology of Farm Animals (3 credits)
F See DARY 4045.
ANSC 4046 [Not Offered] PHYS OF LACTATION (2.0 credits)
ANSC 4047 [Not Offered] REPRO MANAGEMENT (1.0 credits)
ANSC 4050 Animal Biotechnology (3 credits)
F Prereq.: at least 8 hrs. of biological sciences. Recent developments in animal biotechnology; development of methods to increase the efficiency of growth, reproduction, and lactation; improvement of resistance to disease and stress.
ANSC 4051 POULTRY BIOLOGY (3.0 credits)
ANSC 4052 [Not Offered] POULTRY MANAGEMENT (3.0 credits)
ANSC 4054 [Not Offered] DAIRY FARM MGT (4.0 credits)
ANSC 4060 [Not Offered] Contemporary Issues in the Animal Sciences (3 credits)
Prereq.: ANSC 1011 or equivalent. Discussion and evaluation of contemporary issues and policies related to animal biology and agriculture; development of reasoning and interpersonal skills; preparation of subject matter for distribution to the public.
ANSC 4080 [Not Offered] DAIRY MICROBIOLOGY (3.0 credits)
ANSC 4081 [Not Offered] Swine Production (3 credits)
S-E Prereq.: credit or registration in ANSC 4009 or DARY 3010 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Graduate students in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences or animal and dairy sciences may not take more than one of the following for graduate credit: ANSC 4081, 4084, 4086, or 4088. Management practices of swine; reproduction, nutrition, diseases and other aspects of production.
ANSC 4084 [Not Offered] Beef Cattle Production (3 credits)
S Prereq.: DARY 3010 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Graduate students in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences or animal and dairy sciences may not take more than one of the following for graduate credit: ANSC 4081, 4084, 4086, or 4088. Management practices of beef cattle; reproduction, breeding, feeding, marketing, herd health, and other aspects of production in the south.
ANSC 4086 [Not Offered] Small Ruminant Production (3 credits)
S-O Prereq.: DARY 3010 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Graduate students in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences or animal and dairy sciences may not take more than one of the following for graduate credit: ANSC 4081, 4084, 4086, or 4088. Theory and practice of management, breeding, and feeding of sheep and goats for production under southern conditions.
ANSC 4087 [Not Offered] BEST PRACT SUST AG (3.0 credits)
ANSC 4088 [Not Offered] Horse Production (3 credits)
S Prereq.: ANSC 1011; 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Graduate students in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences or animal and dairy sciences may not take more than one of the following for graduate credit: ANSC 4081, 4084, 4086, or 4088. Theory and practice of raising horses; conformation and selection; nutrition, reproduction, breeding, and production in the south.
ANSC 4092 Animal Science Proseminar (1 credits)
F,S Nutrition, animal breeding and production, and meat processing and preservation.
ANSC 4094 [Not Offered] Meat Technology (3 credits)
S-E Prereq.: ANSC 3053; and BIOL 2083 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab.
ANSC 4095 [Not Offered] Reproductive Physiology and Management of Zoo, Laboratory, and Companion Animals (4 credits)
S-E Prereq.: basic course in biology or zoology; and ANSC 4045 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Field trips are required. Reproductive biology of zoo, laboratory, and companion animals, with emphasis on breeding management.
ANSC 4900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3 credits)

7000

ANSC 7001 Experimental Methods (2 credits)
F Prereq.: credit or registration in EXST 7004 or equivalent. Scientific methods applied to animal science.
ANSC 7004 [Not Offered] POP GENE AN/PL BREED (4.0 credits)
ANSC 7006 [Not Offered] Advanced Animal Genetics (3 credits)
F-O Prereq.: DARY 7004 or equivalent. Application of genetic principles and theory to farm livestock populations.
ANSC 7018 [Not Offered] RUMEN PHYS & METABOL (3.0 credits)
ANSC 7050 [Not Offered] Advanced Animal Physiology and Laboratory Techniques (4 credits)
F-E Prereq.: consent of instructor. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Physiological processes relating to domestic animal homeostasis and their interaction with production; current laboratory techniques.
ANSC 7051 [Not Offered] Advanced Physiology of Reproduction (3 credits)
S-O Prereq.: ANSC 4045 or DARY 4045. Processes of reproduction in farm animals.
ANSC 7052 [Not Offered] Biotechnology of Gamete and Embryo Physiology and Micromanipulation (4 credits)
S (even- number ed years) Prereq.: ANSC 4045 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Procedures for manipulation of mammalian gametes in vitro and general biotechnology techniques; emphasis on application to biological research.
ANSC 7061 Research in Animal Science (1-6 credits)
F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of department head. May be repeated for credit; max. credit of 6 hrs. for MS degree and 9 hrs. for PhD degree. Research in animal nutrition, breeding, and production; physiology of reproduction; meat technology.
ANSC 7091 Seminar (1 credits)
F,S May be taken for a max. of 4 hrs. of credit.
ANSC 7900 Special Topics in Animal Science (1-6 credits)
F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of department head. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Special topics of interest in animal science.

8000

ANSC 8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
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9000

ANSC 9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
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