Recommended Academic Plan for Animal Sciences/Business Management Option (AN SC/BSMGT) at Commonwealth Campuses

Effective Date: Fall 2013

Semester 1

3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA) Recommended
3
BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
1-3
Quantification selection (GQ)Notes for: Quantification selection

Quantification selection

Required to complete one of the following: MATH 021 GQ (3), 022 GQ (3), 110 GQ (4), or 140 GQ (4); recommend MATH 110 GQ (4).
3-4
Total credits 14-17

Semester 2

AG BM 101 (GS) Economic Principles of Agribusiness Decision MakingNotes for: AG BM 101

AG BM 101

Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 101 (GN) Introductory ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

To receive Natural Sciences General Education (GN) credits for CHEM 110, CHEM 111 must be taken in addition to CHEM 110.
3
AN SC 100 (GN) Introduction to Animal IndustriesNotes for: AN SC 100

AN SC 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH) Recommended
3
Quantification selection (GQ)Notes for: Quantification selection

Quantification selection

Required to complete one of the following: CMPSC 101 GQ (3), 203 GQ (4); MATH 022 GQ (3), 111 GQ (2), 141 GQ (4); STAT 100 GQ (3), 200 GQ (4), or 250 GQ (3).
2-4
Total credits 14-16

Semester 3

3
1-2
AG BM 102 Economics of the Food SystemNotes for: AG BM 102

AG BM 102

Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
or B A 303 MarketingNotes for: B A 303 Marketing

B A 303 Marketing

Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200. This course was previously MKTG 221 Contemporary American Marketing.
3
3
1.5
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH) Recommended
3
Total credits 14.5-15.5

Semester 4

AN SC 201 (GN) Animal ScienceNotes for: AN SC 201

AN SC 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
4
AG BM 200 Introduction to Agribusiness ManagementNotes for: AG BM 200

AG BM 200

Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
or B A 304 Management and OrganizationNotes for: B A 304

B A 304

Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200. This course was previously MGMT 100 Survey of Management.
3
3
Communication Skills selectionNotes for: Communication Skills

Communication Skills

Required to complete one of the following: ENGL 050 (GA), 210, 212, 213, 215; any foreign language (001-003), SPAN 105; CAS 212, 213, 250, 352; AEE 330W, 360, 440; AN SC 217 and 426, or AN SC 421 and 426, or AN SC 225 and 426, or AN SC 424 and 426 (AN SC courses cannot count as supporting courses and fulfill communication skills requirement).
3
Total credits 17

Semester 5

AN SC 301 Principles of Animal NutritionNotes for: AN SC 301

AN SC 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
AN SC 305 Companion Animal NutritionNotes for: AN SC 305

AN SC 305

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 306 Swine Production and ManagementNotes for: AN SC 306

AN SC 306

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 308 Sheep and Goat Production and ManagementNotes for: AN SC 308

AN SC 308

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 309 Beef Cattle Production and ManagementNotes for: AN SC 309

AN SC 309

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 310 Dairy Cattle Production and ManagementNotes for: AN SC 310

AN SC 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 311 Poultry Production and ManagementNotes for: AN SC 311

AN SC 311

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 315 Small Animal Health and DiseaseNotes for: AN SC 315

AN SC 315

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 324 Value Determination of Meat AnimalsNotes for: AN SC 324

AN SC 324

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or AN SC 327 Horse Production and ManagementNotes for: AN SC 327

AN SC 327

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3-4
3
3
1
AN SC 207 Animal Products TechnologyNotes for: AN SC 207

AN SC 207

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
AN SC 208 Animal Products Technology LaboratoryNotes for: AN SC 208

AN SC 208

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Total credits 16-17

Semester 6

AN SC 300 (GN) Integrated Animal BiologyNotes for: AN SC 300

AN SC 300

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3-4
3
Supporting CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

Required to complete 23 credits from the department list (at least 9 credits of business and 9 credits of production courses; 12 credits must be 400-level courses). Courses that fulfill major requirements or the additional production course for the option will not count in this area. Students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217; students interested in poultry judging should enroll in AN SC 421.
6
Total credits 15-16

Semester 7

3-4
Supporting CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

Required to complete 23 credits from the department list (at least 9 credits of business and 9 credits of production courses; 12 credits must be 400-level courses). Courses that fulfill major requirements or the additional production course for the option will not count in this area. Students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217; students interested in poultry judging should enroll in AN SC 421.
6
Elective
1-3
ENGL 202 selection (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202 selection

ENGL 202 selection

Recommend ENGL 202D (GWS) Business Writing
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA) Recommended
3
Total credits 16-19

Semester 8

Supporting CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

Required to complete 23 credits from the department list (at least 9 credits of business and 9 credits of production courses; 12 credits must be 400-level courses). Courses that fulfill major requirements or the additional production course for the option will not count in this area. Students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217; students interested in poultry judging should enroll in AN SC 421.
11
1.5
Elective
0-3
Total credits 12.5-15.5

Additional Notes

124 credits required.

 

Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.  For example, the series of AG BM 101, B A 303, and B A 304 is not permitted due to pre-requisite course requirements.

 

Course updates effective FA15:

MKTG 100 is now B A 304

MGMT 221 is now B A 303

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

General Education Course
Arts (GA) Recommended
Quantification selection
Required to complete one of the following: MATH 021 GQ (3), 022 GQ (3), 110 GQ (4), or 140 GQ (4); recommend MATH 110 GQ (4).
AG BM 101
Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
ECON 102
Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
CHEM 110
To receive Natural Sciences General Education (GN) credits for CHEM 110, CHEM 111 must be taken in addition to CHEM 110.
General Education Course
Humanities (GH) Recommended
Quantification selection
Required to complete one of the following: CMPSC 101 GQ (3), 203 GQ (4); MATH 022 GQ (3), 111 GQ (2), 141 GQ (4); STAT 100 GQ (3), 200 GQ (4), or 250 GQ (3).
AG BM 102
Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
B A 303 Marketing
Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200. This course was previously MKTG 221 Contemporary American Marketing.
General Education Course
Humanities (GH) Recommended
AG BM 200
Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200.
B A 304
Students must adhere to one of the following course sequences: ECON 102, B A 303, and B A 304; or AG BM 101, AG BM 102 and AG BM 200. This course was previously MGMT 100 Survey of Management.
Communication Skills
Required to complete one of the following: ENGL 050 (GA), 210, 212, 213, 215; any foreign language (001-003), SPAN 105; CAS 212, 213, 250, 352; AEE 330W, 360, 440; AN SC 217 and 426, or AN SC 421 and 426, or AN SC 225 and 426, or AN SC 424 and 426 (AN SC courses cannot count as supporting courses and fulfill communication skills requirement).
Supporting Courses
Required to complete 23 credits from the department list (at least 9 credits of business and 9 credits of production courses; 12 credits must be 400-level courses). Courses that fulfill major requirements or the additional production course for the option will not count in this area. Students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217; students interested in poultry judging should enroll in AN SC 421.
Supporting Courses
Required to complete 23 credits from the department list (at least 9 credits of business and 9 credits of production courses; 12 credits must be 400-level courses). Courses that fulfill major requirements or the additional production course for the option will not count in this area. Students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217; students interested in poultry judging should enroll in AN SC 421.
ENGL 202 selection
Recommend ENGL 202D (GWS) Business Writing
General Education Course
Arts (GA) Recommended
Supporting Courses
Required to complete 23 credits from the department list (at least 9 credits of business and 9 credits of production courses; 12 credits must be 400-level courses). Courses that fulfill major requirements or the additional production course for the option will not count in this area. Students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217; students interested in poultry judging should enroll in AN SC 421.