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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Animal Sciences: Animal Agribusiness Concentration, BS


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About the Program

This Department of Animal Sciences option is best suited for those interested in business aspects of the animal industry and gaining knowledge in accounting, sales and marketing, and business management. Graduates are high in demand in sales and service areas of animal health products; feed, production, equipment firms; sales companies; and animal representatives for banks and lending organizations, insurance companies, marketing, advertising, and public relations agencies. You may be well suited for animal agribusiness if you enjoy meeting people, have a good oral communication skills as well as a proficiency in writing. Experience with raising and managing of animals is essential since you will be expected to interact and relate to managers, veterinarians, businessmen, and owners of animal enterprises. An interest in economics, marketing, and business management is important.

Animal Sciences (multiple concentrations) Website

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Departmental/Program Major Courses (107-108 credits)


ANSC Restricted Selectives (21 credits, 18 credits have to be 30000 or higher)


(see ANSC Undergraduate Student Handbook)

  • Animal Genetics Selective - Credit Hours: 4.00
  • Animal Nutrition Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Physiology Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Production/Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Products Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Sciences Selectives - Credit Hours: 5.00

Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (74-75 credits)


(see ANSC Undergraduate Student Handbook)

Electives (12 - 13 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.

College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements


  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
  • 9 credits International Understanding
  • 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
  • 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture

Additional Degree Requirements


For supplemental information click here .

Program Requirements


14-15 Credits


17 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


16 Credits


14 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


  • STAT 30100 - Elementary Statistical Methods
  • Agricultural Economics, Economics, or Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Nutrition Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Physiology Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


  • Agricultural Economics, Economics, or Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Genetics Selective - Credit Hours: 4.00
  • Animal Products Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Sciences Selective - Credit Hours: 2.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


  • ANSC 48100 - Contemporary Issues in Animal Sciences
  • Agricultural Economics, Economics, or Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Animal Production/Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective (30000+ level) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Electives - Credit Hours: 5.00

15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • Animal Sciences Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Agricultural Economics, Economics, or Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Electives - Credit Hours: 7.00 - 8.00

13-14 Credits


Notes


2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

ANSC courses must be at  2.0 or higher GPA to earn a BS in Animal Sciences

Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

Official and complete prerequisite lists are in the course catalog; the incomplete listing presented here regards this program and course sequencing.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


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