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Minors

Students seeking a BS or BA degree are eligible to complete one or more academic minors while pursuing their undergraduate degree. The department of Animal and Range Sciences offers academic minors in three areas: Horse Management, Livestock Production, and Range Science. Each minor has specific coursework requirements, which are provided below:

Horse Management

The minor in Horse Management consists of at least 20 credits.

Course Title and Number

Credits

All of the following:  

ANSC 103. Introductory Horse Science

3

ANSC 415. Horse Production

3

   
Two of the following:

 

ANSC 302 Therapeutic Riding

3

ANSC 308 Horse Evaluation

4

ANSC 289 Management of Equine Operations

3

 

 

One of the following:

 

ANSC 288. Horse Fitting and Selling

3

ANSC 290 Int. Western Equitation

3

ANSC 320 Equine Behavior and Training

3

ANSC 321 Applied Horsemanship II

3

ANSC 390 Internship

3

   
One of the following:  
ANSC 383, Equine Reproductive Management

3

ANSC 450 Equine Assisted Learning

3

ANSC 488 Equine Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

3

   
TOTAL CREDITS

18-19


Livestock Production

A minor in Livestock Production consists of at least 19 credits.

Course Title and Number

Credits

ANSC 100, Introductory Animal Science or

ANSC 200, Introductions to Meat Animal Production

3 or 4

ANSC 262, Introduction to Meat Science

3

ANSC 303, Livestock, Meat, and Wool Evaluation

4

ANSC 304, Feeds and Feeding

3

Students must complete at least 2 courses from the following list:

ANSC 314, Swine Production; ANSC 414, Sheep and Wool Production; ANSC 415, Horse Production; ANSC 416, Beef Production; ANSC 417, Dairy Production

6


Range Science

A minor in Range Science consists of at least 18 credits in course with a RGSC prefix and a cumulative grade-point of 2.0 in these courses.