Animal and Veterinary Science (B.S.A.V.S.)

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and completion of one of the following four options:

AVS 109The Science of Animals that Serve Humanity4
AVS 110Science of Animal Husbandry3
AVS 110LScience of Animal Husbandry Lab1
AVS 305Animal Nutrition4
AVS 371
AVS 373
Anatomy and Physiology
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab
4
BIOL 115Cells & the Evolution of Life3
BIOL 115LCells and the Evolution of Life Laboratory1
COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking2
STAT 251Statistical Methods3
ENGL 313Business Writing3
or ENGL 317 Technical Writing
Select one of the following:3-4
Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry
Survey of Calculus
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Select one of the following options:27-65
Total Hours58-97

A. Business Option

Select 6 credits of Business Electives:6
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Introduction to Managerial Accounting
Farm and Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Markets and Prices
Feeds and Ration Formulation
Animal Products for Human Consumption
Issues in Animal Agriculture
Legal Environment of Business
Carbon Compounds
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Select 6 credits of Upper Division Agricultural Economics6
AGEC 301Managerial Economics: Production3
or AGEC 302 Managerial Economics: Consumption & Markets
AVS 222Animal Reproduction and Breeding3-4
or AVS 452 Physiology of Reproduction
CHEM 101Introduction to Chemistry3
or CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 101LIntroduction to Chemistry Laboratory1
or CHEM 111L Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
AVS 472Dairy Cattle Management3
or AVS 474 Beef Cattle Science
Select one of the following:3
Equine Science and Management
Dairy Cattle Management
Beef Cattle Science
Sheep Science
Total Hours28-29

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

B. Dairy Science Option

AGEC 278Farm and Agribusiness Management4
AGEC 289Agricultural Markets and Prices3
AVS 172Principles and Practices of Dairy Science2
AVS 306Feeds and Ration Formulation4
AVS 330Genetics of Livestock Improvement3
AVS 363Animal Products for Human Consumption4
AVS 411Ruminant Nutrition3
AVS 450Issues in Animal Agriculture2
AVS 463Growth and Lactation3
AVS 471Animal Disease Management3
AVS 472Dairy Cattle Management3
AVS 475Advanced Dairy Management3
CHEM 275Carbon Compounds3
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics3
AVS 222Animal Reproduction and Breeding3-4
or AVS 452 Physiology of Reproduction
CHEM 101Introduction to Chemistry3
or CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 101LIntroduction to Chemistry Laboratory1
or CHEM 111L Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
BIOL 154Introductory Microbiology3
or BIOL 250 General Microbiology
BIOL 155Introductory Microbiology Laboratory1-2
or BIOL 255 General Microbiology Lab
Total Hours54-56

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

C. Production Option

AGEC 278Farm and Agribusiness Management4
AGEC 289Agricultural Markets and Prices3
AVS 306Feeds and Ration Formulation4
AVS 330Genetics of Livestock Improvement3
AVS 363Animal Products for Human Consumption4
AVS 411Ruminant Nutrition3
AVS 450Issues in Animal Agriculture2
AVS 471Animal Disease Management3
CHEM 275Carbon Compounds3
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics3
REM 151Rangeland Principles3
AVS 222Animal Reproduction and Breeding3-4
or AVS 452 Physiology of Reproduction
CHEM 101Introduction to Chemistry3
or CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 101LIntroduction to Chemistry Laboratory1
or CHEM 111L Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
BIOL 154Introductory Microbiology3
or BIOL 250 General Microbiology
BIOL 155Introductory Microbiology Laboratory1-2
or BIOL 255 General Microbiology Lab
AVS 472Dairy Cattle Management3
or AVS 474 Beef Cattle Science
Select a 300 or 400 level Life Science Elective from one of the following subjects:3
Select one of the following:3
Equine Science and Management
Dairy Cattle Management
Beef Cattle Science
Sheep Science
Total Hours55-57

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

D. Science/Preveterinary Option

AVS 452Physiology of Reproduction4
BIOL 114Organisms and Environments4
CHEM 111Principles of Chemistry I3
CHEM 111LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 112Principles of Chemistry II4
CHEM 112LPrinciples of Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHEM 277Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 278Organic Chemistry I: Lab1
PHYS 111General Physics I3
PHYS 111LGeneral Physics I Lab1
PHYS 112General Physics II3
PHYS 112LGeneral Physics II Lab1
Select one of the following:3-4
Genetics
and Genetics Lab
General Genetics
BIOL 154Introductory Microbiology3
or BIOL 250 General Microbiology
BIOL 155Introductory Microbiology Laboratory1-2
or BIOL 255 General Microbiology Lab
BIOL 300Survey of Biochemistry3-4
or BIOL 380 Biochemistry I
First Year in Veterinary School (32 credits) or the following courses
AVS 306Feeds and Ration Formulation4
AVS 330Genetics of Livestock Improvement3
AVS 450Issues in Animal Agriculture2
AVS 471Animal Disease Management3
Select one of the following:3
Ruminant Nutrition
Growth and Lactation
Advanced Dairy Management
Immunology
Virology
Principles of Developmental Biology
Mammalogy
Organic Chemistry II
AVS 472Dairy Cattle Management3
or AVS 474 Beef Cattle Science
Select one of the following:3
Equine Science and Management
Dairy Cattle Management
Beef Cattle Science
Sheep Science
Total Hours60-63

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree