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Animal Science Minor

Animal Science
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Required credits in this minor: 20
This minor is for students who want to include animal science coursework to enhance or supplement their major program. Students have flexibility in choosing courses to meet the requirements.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Students must complete at least 20 credits of courses with an animal science (ANSC) designator.
Minor Courses
At least 10 credits must be 3xxx or higher.
Take 20 or more credit(s) from the following:
Take at most 10 credit(s) from the following:
· ANSC 1xxx
· ANSC 2xxx
· Take 10 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ANSC 3xxx
· ANSC 4xxx
· ANSC 5xxx
· Courses listed below are cross-listed. Students may take these course through the department or may take the equivalent course offered by another department. Either will meet the requirement of 3XXX level course or higher for the minor.
· ANSC 3203W - Environment, Global Food Production, and the Citizen [GP, WI] (3.0 cr)
or AGRO 3203W - Environment, Global Food Production, and the Citizen [GP, WI] (3.0 cr)
· ANSC 5700 - Cell Physiology (4.0 cr)
or PHSL 4700 - Cell Physiology (3.0 cr)
 
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ANSC 3203W - Environment, Global Food Production, and the Citizen (GP, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Agro/AnSc 3203/AgUM 2224
Typically offered: Every Spring
Ecological/ethical concerns of food production systems in global agriculture: past, present, and future. Underlying ethical positions about how agroecosystems should be configured. Interactive learning using decision cases, discussions, videos, other media.
AGRO 3203W - Environment, Global Food Production, and the Citizen (GP, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Agro/AnSc 3203/AgUM 2224
Typically offered: Every Spring
Ecological/ethical concerns of food production systems in global agriculture: past, present, and future. Underlying ethical positions about how agroecosystems should be configured. Decision cases, discussions, videos, other media.
ANSC 5700 - Cell Physiology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Control mechanisms in maintaining homeostasis with respect to critical cell functions. Regulation of pH, volume, nutrient transport, intracellular electrolyte composition, membrane potential. Aspects of intercellular communication. prereq: [Two semesters of physics/chemistry, calculus, one semester of systems-level physiology] or instr consent
PHSL 4700 - Cell Physiology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Critical cell functions. Regulation of pH, volume, intracellular electrolyte composition, calcium signaling, membrane potential dynamics, motility, aspects of intercellular communication. prereq: [3051 or 3061 or BIOL 3211], [CHEM 1022 or equiv], [MATH 1272 or equiv]