A study of the basic principles of genetics, breeding, reproduction, nutrition, behavior, and biotechnology as it applies to the molecular, cellular, and physical underpinnings of domesticated animal form and function. The online course is not open to students with a declared AnimSci major. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 2300H. GE nat sci bio course.
General introduction to domestic animal behavior and hands-on experience handling food animal species.
Exploring fundamental changes in soft animal tissues resulting from comminution and application of non-meat ingredients and a variety of cooking methodologies to enhance palatability and value. Prereq or concur: 3110, AnimSci 3110, or FdScTe 2400. Not open to students with credit for AnimSci 555.02.
Anatomy, genetics, nutrition, physiology and behavior of dogs and cats. Human-animal companion relationships. Prereq: 3130 (330), and 3140 (310) or 3140H (310H), and 3150 (320). Prereq or concur: 3160 (318), 3170 (413), and 3200. Not open to students with credit for 545.
Application of science and basic principles of nutrition, physiology, genetics, health, economics, meats, and housing in integrated management systems for modern swine production. Prereq: 3130 and 3140; or 3140E and 3150. Prereq or concur: 3160, 3170, and 3200.
Application of scientific principles of plant growth, animal nutrition and behavior to manage grazing systems for profitable, sustainable livestock enterprises.
Use of functional type traits in evaluation and selection of dairy cattle. Prereq: Soph standing or above, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 207.
Utilizes principles of equine behavior and advanced training techniques to safely and effectively modify desirable and undesirable behavior of assigned horses. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Must have medical insurance. Maximum of 3 credits between 2301 and 2401 may count in the AnimSci major. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.
Introduces students to principles of equine behavior and training techniques and practical application of that knowledge to safely and effectively modify desirable and undesirable behavior of assigned horses. Must have medical insurance. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 271.01. A maximum of 3 credits between 2301 and 2401 may count in the AnimSci major.
Introduces students to equine studies. Uses of the horse, their economic impact on society, and principles of equine behavior, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, reproduction, and health and disease are emphasized. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 201.