Recommended Academic Plan for Animal Sciences/Science Option (AN SC/SCIEN) at University Park

Effective Date: Fall 2013

Semester 1

or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA) Recommended
3
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
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) or 140 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

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

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 113 (GN) Experimental Chemistry IINotes for: CHEM 113

CHEM 113

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
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 15-17

Semester 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
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
3
1.5
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA) Recommended
3
Total credits 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
BIOL 220W (GN) Biology: Populations and CommunitiesNotes for: BIOL 220W

BIOL 220W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 230W (GN) Biology: Molecules and CellsNotes for: BIOL 230W

BIOL 230W

This course is only taught in the Fall semester at the University Park campus. If you intend to take this course, please work with your academic adviser to discuss the appropriate timing of this course in your academic program.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of OrganismsNotes for: BIOL 240W

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
or CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry II and CHEM 213 Laboratory in Organic Chemistry Notes for: CHEM 212

CHEM 212

CHEM 213 must also be completed along with CHEM 212.
3-5
3
3
Total credits 17-19

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
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
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
2
2
PHYS 250 (GN) Introductory Physics INotes for: PHYS 250

PHYS 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
1.5
Total credits 15.5

Semester 7

3-4
4
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

PHYS 251 is required for admission to veterinary school; students with a poultry interest are encouraged to schedule AN SC 211; students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217.
0-4
ENGL 202 selection (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202 selection

ENGL 202 selection

Recommend ENGL 202C (GWS) Technical Writing
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH) Recommended
3
Total credits 13-18

Semester 8

3
Supporting CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

Required to complete 5-7 credits from the department list. Courses that fulfill major requirements do not count in this area.
5-7
Communication Skills SelectionNotes for: Communication Skills Selection

Communication Skills Selection

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 production courses and fulfill communication skills requirement).
3-5
Elective
1-3
Total credits 12-18

Additional Notes

124 credits required.

Legend

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

Footnotes

ENGL 030
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
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) or 140 GQ (4)
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).
General Education Course
Arts (GA) Recommended
BIOL 230W
This course is only taught in the Fall semester at the University Park campus. If you intend to take this course, please work with your academic adviser to discuss the appropriate timing of this course in your academic program.
CHEM 212
CHEM 213 must also be completed along with CHEM 212.
CAS 100
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Elective
PHYS 251 is required for admission to veterinary school; students with a poultry interest are encouraged to schedule AN SC 211; students interested in meats or livestock judging should enroll in AN SC 324; students interested in horse judging should enroll in AN SC 217.
ENGL 202 selection
Recommend ENGL 202C (GWS) Technical Writing
General Education Course
Humanities (GH) Recommended
Supporting Courses
Required to complete 5-7 credits from the department list. Courses that fulfill major requirements do not count in this area.
Communication Skills Selection
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 production courses and fulfill communication skills requirement).