Curriculum for Animal Nutrition Area of Concentration

The courses listed below are those typically taken by students enrolled in the specified areas of concentration, and are provided to help guide you in planning your curriculum. Ultimately, the classes you select will be chosen through discussions with your major advisor and doctoral advisory committee, and subsequently listed on your Plan of Study. These courses may be deemed unnecessary due to previous training at other institutions.


Required Courses:

ANSC 5693     Graduate Presentation Skills

ANSC 5694     Animal Science Seminar (MS Students: one; PhD Students: two)

GRAD 5950     Thesis Research


Strongly Recommended Courses (or their equivalent):

ANSC 5601     Experimental Design in Animal Science OR PLSC 5150-Design

and Analysis of Agricultural Experiments

ANSC 5611     Physiology of Lactation

ANSC 5612     Advanced Nutrition

ANSC 5613     Growth and Metabolism of Domestic Animals

ANSC 5614     Advanced Animal Nutrition

MCB 5001       Biochemistry

MCB 5002       Biochemistry Lab

NUSC 5200     Macronutrient Metabolism


Possible Alternative Courses:

ANSC 4341     Food Safety and Microbiology

MCB 4211       Immunology

NUSC 5300     Vitamins and Minerals


Participating Faculty: Drs. Andrew, Nadeau

Dr. Sheila and students inspect a animal digestive tract (L); Dairy cows eating silage (R)