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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Sciences and Industry (B.S.) - Production/Management 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

Communication Elective (2-5 hours)

Select 1 course

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Business and Economics (15 hours)

Select 1 course

  • ACCTG 231 - Accounting for Business Operations Credits: 3
  • AGEC 308 - Farm and Ranch Management Credits: 3

Business & Economics Electives

Minimum 12 hours

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Agriculture Electives (8 hours)

  • AGEC 120 - Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Credits:

Select 2 courses from 2 other Agriculture departments. 1 hour courses cannot be applied.

Minimum 5 hours

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Mathematics/Statistics/Computers (3 hours)

  • ASI 290 - Microcomputer Apps in Animal Science Credits: 3
  • CIS any course
  • MATH 150-799
  • STAT 325, 340, 350
  • AGEC 115 - Decision Tools for Ag Econ & AgBus Credits: 2

Humanities/Social Sciences (9 hours)

Humanities/Social Sciences Electives

Maximum 3 hours from participatory courses. Courses must be taken from at least 2 different departments.

Minimum 6 hours

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Animal Sciences Electives

Minimum of 12 hours

9 hours must be ≥500-level, no more than 6 hours combined from ASI 561, ASI 599 and ASI 661.

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Unrestricted Electives (12-16 hours)

Total credit hours required for graduation: (120)

45 hours must be at the 300-level or above

Must satisfy K-State 8 general education requirements.