Animal Science Courses and Requirements

Animal Products Technology Option (36 credit hours)

First Semester
ANSC 5103 Biometrics 3 hours
ANSC 5113 Physiological Chemistry I 3 hours
ANSC 6353 Food Analysis 3 hours
FVSU 0500 Orientation to Graduate Studies 0 hr

Second Semester
ANSC 5203 Experimental Design and Data Analysis 3 hours
ANSC 5123 Physiological Chemistry II 3 hours
ANSC 6373 Food Chemistry 3 hours

Third Semester
ANSC 6383 Structure and Biochemistry of Muscle as Food 3 hours
ANSC 6413 Food Microbiology 3 hours
ANSC 6436 Research and Thesis 3 hours

Fourth Semester
ANSC 6403 Processed Meat Technology 3 hours
ANSC 6393 Dairy Products Technology 3 hours
ANSC 6436 Research and Thesis 3 hours

Total 36 hours


Animal Nutrition Option (36 credit hours)

First Semester
ANSC 5103 Biometrics 3 hours
ANSC 5113 Physiological Chemistry I 3 hours
ANSC Analytical Techniques in Biological Sciences 3 hours
FVSU 0500 Orientation to Graduate Studies 0 hr

Second Semester
ANSC 5203 Experimental Design and Data Analysis 3 hours
ANSC 5123 Physiological Chemistry II 3 hours
ANSC 6143 Ruminant Nutrition 3 hours

Third Semester
ANSC 6223 Digestive Physiology and Intermediary Metabolism 3 hours
ANSC 6103 Plant-Herbivore Interactions 3 hours
ANSC 6436 Research and Thesis 3 hours

Fourth Semester
ANSC 6153 Animal Energetics 3 hours
ANSC 6163 Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism 3 hours
ANSC 6436 Research and Thesis 3 hours

Total 36 hours


Reproduction and Cell Physiology Option (36 credit hours)

First Semester
ANSC 5103 Biometrics 3 hours
ANSC 5113 Physiological Chemistry 3 hours
ANSC 5323 Advanced Gross Anatomy 3 hours
FVSU 0500 Orientation to Graduate Studies 0 hours

Second Semester
ANSC 5203 Experimental Design and Data Analysis 3 hours
ANSC 5293 Advanced Vertebrate Physiology 3 hours
ANSC 5123 Physiological Chemistry II 3 hours

Third Semester
ANSC 6283 Physiology of Reproduction 3 hours
ANSC 6273 Cell Physiology 3 hours
ANSC 6436 Research & Thesis 3 hours

Fourth Semester
ANSC 6303 Molecular Biology Techniques 3 hours
ANSC 6253 Molecular Endocrinology 3 hours
ANSC 6436 Research & Thesis 3 hours

Total 36 hours