Minor in Animal Sciences

The Department of Animal Sciences is charged with enhancing the economic, social and cultural development of Alabama through instruction of students in the increasingly complex area of animal agriculture and related life sciences. The minor in Animal Sciences allows non-majors to acquire a broad body of knowledge related to animal agriculture that will complementary subject matter learned in their major and improve their competitiveness in the broader field of agriculture.


REQUIREMENTS

(16) CREDIT HOURS, TO INCLUDE:
  • INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL SCIENCES (4)

ONE COURSE FROM:

  • COMPANION ANIMAL MANAGEMENT (3)
  • ANIMALS AND SOCIETY (3)
  • INTRODUCTION TO HORSE MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING (3)
  • THE MEAT WE EAT (3)

9 HOURS FROM:

  • HERD HEALTH MANAGEMENT (3)
  • EQUINE MARKETING (3)
  • INTRODUCTORY LIVESTOCK EVALUATION AND MARKETING (2)
  • ANIMAL NUTRITION (4)
  • ANIMAL BREEDING (3)
  • REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY (4)
  • ANIMAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (4)
  • PHYSIOLOGY OF EQUINE ATHLETE (3)
  • MUSCLE FOODS (4)
  • VALUE BASED MARKETING OF LIVESTOCK (3)
  • MODERN LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS (4)
  • BEEF PRODUCTION (4)
  • HORSE PRODUCTION (4)
  • ADVANCED LIVESTOCK JUDGING (1)
  • EQUINE NUTRITION (3)
  • MEAT PROCESSING (4)
  • ISSUES IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE (2)
  • PROFESSIONAL DISCOURSE IN AGRICULTURE (1)
  • MICROBIOLOGY OF MEATS AND OTHER FOODS (4)
  • SENSORY EVALUATION (3)

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