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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Biosciences (BS)

Program Educational Goals:

  1. Integrate and apply knowledge of animal sciences with biology, chemistry and math, in and across the core areas of animal science such as physiology, nutrition, genetics, health, behavior and environmental management.
  2. Think critically; use quantitative reasoning, skeptical inquiry and the scientific approach to solve problems in the animal biosciences, in preparation for post-graduate education in the animal biosciences.
  3. Effectively communicate animal science issues and perspectives orally and through writing.
  4. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of major scientific concepts, social, economic and ethical implications in the animal biosciences.
  5. Work collaboratively and independently, learning from diverse perspectives to assimilate knowledge and synthesize new solutions and ways of thinking about challenges and issues in the animal biosciences.

University Requirements:

Second Writing Requirement

One of the following (minimum grade of C-):

Major Requirements:

Students in Animal Bioscience may not minor in Animal Science or double major in either Pre-Veterinary Medicine or Animal ScienceA minimum grade of C- is required for all ANFS, PLSC and AGRI credits used to satisfy the major requirements.


*ANFS 426  may not be used to satisfy requirements for both the major and Equine Sciences minor.

Interest Area:

Complete one of two interest areas by completing three courses in the selected area.

Advanced Animal Health:

Advanced Animal Physiology and Nutrition:


After required courses are completed, sufficient credits must be taken to meet the minimum requirements for the degree. ANFS 399  may be taken P/F for a maximum of two credits toward the degree. No more than five credits of ANFS X66 may be counted towards the major.

Students should consult with their advisor regarding the choice of elective credits.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 124

Last Revised for 2022-2023 Academic Year