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Option Animal Production Undergraduate Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Animal Sciences - College of Agricultural Sciences



The Animal Production option will allow students to select a species or production industry that interests them most. This option is for students that want to specialize in breeding, feeding, care, and welfare of animals. Animal production, nutrition, and management classes combined with business and/or applied economics courses provide a solid basis for a career in industry-level positions that pertain to animal management and production.



At least 15 credits in the option must be upper division.

Required

ANS 231. Livestock Evaluation (3)
  or ANS 230. Dairy Cattle Evaluation (3) [Terminated summer 2016]
ANS 251. Principles of Animal Foods Technology (3)

Animal Industry

Select one of following courses:
ANS 215. Beef/Dairy Industries (3)
ANS 216. Sheep/Swine Industries (3)
ANS 217. Poultry Industries (3)

Animal Learning

Select two of following:
ANS 341. Animal Behavior and Cognition (3)
ANS 435. Applied Animal Behavior (3)
ANS 441. Topics in Animal Learning (3)
RNG 442. Rangeland-Animal Relations (4)

Animal Production

Select one of following courses:
ANS 433. Poultry Meat Production Systems (3)
ANS 434. Egg Production Systems (3)
ANS 436. Sheep Production Systems (3)
ANS 439. Dairy Production Systems (4)
ANS 445. Beef Production Systems (4)
ANS 460. Swine Production Systems (4)

Business

Select one of following courses:
BA 215. Fundamentals of Accounting (4)
BA 230. Business Law I (4)
BA 260. Introduction to Entrepreneurship (4)
Any AEC course applicable to production animal systems

Diet/Nutrition Source

Select one of following courses:
CROP/HORT 300. Crop Production in Pacific Northwest Agroesystems (4)
CROP 310. Forage Production (4)
RNG 341. Rangeland Ecology and Management (3)

Electives

Select one of following (3–4 credits):
Any upper-division ANS credit not taken above related to production animals
Any FST courses (FST 212 and FST 213 for dairy interest)
RNG 442. Rangeland-Animal Relations (4)
RNG 470. Pastoral Systems of the World (4)
RNG 490. Rangeland Management Planning (4)

Total=25–28


Option Code: 708




 
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