Curriculum for Growth/Lactation/Reproductive Physiology 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

MCB 5001       Biochemistry


Recommended Courses:

ANSC 5611     Physiology of Lactation

ANSC 5613     Growth and Metabolism of Domestic Animals

ANSC 5615     Comparative Exercise Physiology

ANSC 5616     Endocrinology of Farm Animals

NUSC 6313     Nutrition and Gene Expression



Participating Faculty: Drs. Govoni, Mancini, Reed and Zinn

Dr. Kristen Govoni with UConn sheep (L); Dr. Sarah Reed with undergraduate class observe ultrasound on UConn Morgan mare (R)