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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
ANS102 Introduction to Animal Industry Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of livestock and poultry industries and practices. Includes production, marketing and distribution. Also includes application of scientific principles to health, behavior, nutrition, reproduction and performance.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS170 Equine Anatomy and Physiology Credit Hours: 3.00
Basic instruction in the structure and function of the horse. Includes an introduction to the scientific method as it relates to the horse, anatomy and physiology of the equine species, and basics of conformation analysis.
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Information: Prepares the student for further studies in equine science.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS171 Horse Care and Management Credit Hours: 3.00
The care and management of the horse as a domestic companion animal. Includes basic veterinary requirements, feeds and feeding, stabling, and preventive health care.
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ANS172 Horse Health I Credit Hours: 3.00
Basic instruction in equine animal science. Includes equine conformation disorders, basic equine nutrition and disorders of nutrition, parasitology, infectious diseases, and injury induced lameness.
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ANS173 Horse Health II Credit Hours: 3.00
Advanced topics in equine animal science. Includes the anatomy and physiology of the equine nervous, endocrine, and reproductive system; reproductive physiology of the mare and the stallion; breeding management practices; foaling and the neonatal period; foal management; advanced techniques in equine reproduction; business management for the mare owner and the stallion service manager.
Prerequisite(s): ANS 172.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS195 Introduction to Research in Animal Science Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Introduction to the methods of research in Animal Science. Includes scientific laboratory procedures, experimental design, scientific writing, scientific ethics, and current research in working laboratories.
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Information: Three credit hours of Animal Science and consent of instructor are required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Content of study and its manner of execution must be developed through mutual agreement between the student and the instructor prior to enrollment in the course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS196 Independent Study in Animal Science Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Introductory study of a particular Animal Science subject or subjects to hone skills while working in an independent format.
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Information: Three credit hours of Animal Science and consent of instructor are required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Content of study and its manner of execution must be developed through mutual agreement between the student and the instructor prior to enrollment in the course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS213 Animal Genetics Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles of genetics. Includes classical, molecular and population genetics.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 100IN or higher.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS215 Animal Anatomy and Physiology Credit Hours: 3.00
Anatomy and physiology of domestic animals. Includes structure and function of body systems. Also includes a review of basic cellular biology.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 100IN or higher.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS276 Equine Conformation and Performance Credit Hours: 3.00
Physical and functional structure and movement of the horse. Includes lecture, video and live animal evaluations based on current industry standards, rules, and regulations of breed associations.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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ANS290 Animal Science Internship Credit Hours: 1-4.00
Internship and work experience in an animal science field or laboratory. Includes setting, achieving, and evaluating goals for hands-on learning experiences in animal sciences. Also includes development of skills and knowledge needed to work in an animal science field or laboratory.
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Information: Six credit hours of Animal Science and consent of instructor are required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS295 Independent Research in Animal Science Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Experience in scientific laboratory research.
Prerequisite(s): ANS 195.
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Information: Nine credit hours of Animal Science and consent of instructor are required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Specific content to be determined by student and instructor.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ANS296 Independent Study in Animal Science Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Advanced study of a particular Animal Science subject or subjects to hone skills while working in an independent format.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Content of study and its manner of execution must be developed through mutual agreement between the student and the instructor prior to enrollment in the course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.