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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Sciences and Industry (B.S.) - Science/Pre-Vet Option


Courses in the department give instruction in selection, breeding, feeding, management, and marketing of beef and dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and companion animals, as well as instruction in the processing and use of the products these animals provide. There are six options of study to choose from: animal products, bioscience/biotechnology, business, communications, production/management, and science/pre-vet.

In addition to classrooms, office space, and laboratories located in Weber and Call Halls, the department maintains several animal and poultry units within easy access to the campus that house the beef and dairy cattle, horses, swine, sheep, and poultry used for teaching and research.

Bachelor’s degree requirements

Agriculture


Plus 2 courses from 2 other Agriculture departments-minimum of 5 credit hours (1 hour courses cannot be applied).

  • AGCOM -Any course in AGCOM
  • AGEC - Any course in AGEC
  • AGRON - Any course in AGRON
  • ASI 660
  • ATM - Any course in ATM
  • ENTOM - Any course in ENTOM
  • FDSCI - Any course in FDSCI
  • FOR - Any course in FOR
  • GENAG 450, 505
  • GRSC - Any course in GRSC
  • HORT - Any course in HORT
  • PLPTH - Any course in PLPTH
  • RRES 210 to 490, 521 to 705

Humanities/Social Science (minimum of 9 credit hours)


Must be taken from more than one department. Maximum 3 credit hours in performance courses.

  • AMETH 160 to 501
  • ANTH - Any course in ANTH
  • ARCH 301
  • ART - Any course in ART
  • DANCE 120 to 200, 225 to 420, 495 to 690
  • DEN 325, 450
  • ECON 120 to 799
  • ENGL 150, 210 to 299, 310, 320 to 399, 420 to 499, 536 to 599, 605 to 660, 670 to 695, 700 to 760, 790 to 799
  • ENVD 250, 251
  • FSHS - Any course in FSHS
  • GEOG - 100, 200, 201, 300-799
  • HIST - Any course in HIST
  • Modern Languages - Any course in ARAB, CHINE, FREN, GRMN, ITAL, JAPAN, LATIN, PORT, RUSSN, SPAN, URDU
  • MUSIC - Any course in MUSIC
  • PHILO - Any course in PHILO
  • POLSC - Any course in POLSC
  • PSYCH - Any course in PYSCH
  • SOCIO - Any course in SOCIO
  • SOCWK - Any course in SOCWK
  • THTRE - Any course in THTRE
  • WOMST - Any course in WOMST

Business and Economics


(2 courses, total 6 credit hours)

  • AGEC 202 to 420, 445 to 7599
  • ACCTG 231 to 799
  • FINAN - Any course in FINAN
  • FSHS 105 & 405
  • GENBA - Any course in GENBA
  • MANGT - Any course in MANGT
  • MKTG - Any course in MKTG

Physics/Mathematics/Computers (minimum 6 credit hours)


  • MATH 150, 205, 210, 211, 220, 221, 222
  • PHYS 113, 114
  • STAT 325, 340, 350

Communications (minimum 3 credit hours)


  • AGCOM 310, 400, 410, 590, 610, 712
  • ASI 326, 420, 470 & 495
  • COMM 311, 321, 322, 326
  • ENGL 417, 510, 516
  • MC 110, 111, 112, 120 & 180
  • Modern Languages - Any course in ARAB, CHINE, FREN, GRMN, ITAL, JAPAN, LATIN, PORT, RUSSN, SPAN, URDU

Animal Science


Total credit hours required for graduation: (126)


45 hours must be at the 300-level or above

Must satisfy K-State 8 general education requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Students who first enroll in Summer 2011 or later must meet the requirements of the K-State 8 General Education Program.

Students who began their programs of study in earlier terms under the University General Education (UGE) program may complete their degrees with UGE requirements or may choose to move to the K-State 8. Students should check with their academic advisors to determine which choice would be better. To switch, students must consult with their academic advisors.

Students who are readmitted in Summer 2011 and later will be designated as meeting the K-State 8 by the Office of Admissions. Deans’ offices can make an exception for the readmitted student who has completed UGE or who would prefer to complete UGE requirements.

For additional information about the University General Education program, check the requirements specified by the College of Agriculture.