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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog

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Animal Sciences
Description of the Major
Animal sciences majors receive a broad education in the healthy production of animals and animal products. Your knowledge will be developed through formal courses, laboratories and field trips and will be applied in internships, team projects and presentations. You will develop the ability to apply conceptual knowledge to solve problems in animal production and to make management decisions.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Pass the animal sciences comepetency exam, given in three parts. One part will be given in each of the following required courses:
    • ANS 3006C Introduction to Animal Science
    • ANS 3043 Growth and Development of Farm Animals
    • ANS 3319C Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology in Domestic Animals
  • Satisfactorily complete AEE 3030C and AEE 3033C.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Understand, evaluate and apply scientific and economic principles to animal health, production and products.
  2. Apply a conceptual framework to solve problems in animal production and make management decisions.
  3. Create, interpret and analyze written text, oral messages and multimedia presentations used in agricultural and life sciences.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
AEE 3030C     X
AEE 3033C     X
ANS 3006C X X  
ANS 3043 X X  
ANS 3319C X X  

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