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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

ANSC 103, Introductory Horse Science

3

ANSC 265, Horse Evaluation

2

ANSC 288. Horse Fitting and Selling

3

ANSC 289, Management of Equine Operations or ANSC 390, Internship

3

ANSC 304, Feeds and Feeding

3

ANSC 320, Applied Horsemanship or ANSC 321, Applied Horsemanship II

3

ANSC 383, Equine Reproductive Management or ANSC 415, Horse Science and Management

3

 

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.