Bachelor of Science in Animal Production


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Course Overview

Bachelor’s degree programs in animal production provide students with a basic understanding of agribusiness, livestock culture, and the preparation of animals for food production purposes. Graduates can find entry-level jobs or pursue more education. Animal production students learn about the fundamental principles behind livestock husbandry and mass animal production, including processing methods and animal breeding techniques. They also learn to provide medical care and humane treatment to animals meant for production facilities and become familiar with federal rules and regulations associated with animal science. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
ANP 101 Communication Skills 3
ANP 102 Animal Ecology and Environment 3
ANP 103 Gross Anatomy I 3
ANP 104 Basic Botany and Zoology 3
ANP 105 Animal Physiology I 3
ANP 106 Embryology 3
ANP 107 Cell Biology 3
ANP 108 Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking 3
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
ANP 111 Gross Anatomy II 3
ANP 112 Biochemistry I 3
ANP 113 Animal Physiology II 3
ANP 114 Histology 3
ANP 115 Protozoology and Helminthology 3
ANP 116 Entomology 3
ANP 117 Introduction to Microbiology 3
ANP 118 Entrepreneurship 3
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
ANP 201 Agricultural Statistic 3
ANP 202 Animal Physiology III 3
ANP 203 Biochemistry II 3
ANP 204 Animal Health Applied Skills 3
ANP 205 Bacteriology 3
ANP 206 Immunology 3
ANP 207 Principles of Animal Nutrition 3
TOTAL CREDITS 21
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
ANP 211 Mycology 3
ANP 212 Farm Structures and Mechanization 3
ANP 213 General Pathology I 3
ANP 214 Clinical Pathology 3
ANP 215 Farm Management 3
ANP 216 Epidemiology 3
ANP 217 Animal Genetics and Breeding 3
TOTAL CREDITS 21
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
ANP 301 Research Methods in Agriculture 3
ANP 302 Feeds and Feeding 3
ANP 303 Pastures and Fodder production 3
ANP 304 General Pathology II 3
ANP 305 Beef Production 3
ANP 306 Pharmacology 3
ANP 307 Rangeland Resources Management 3
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
ANP 311 Applied Agribusiness 3
ANP 312 Pasture and Fodder Utilization and Conservation 3
ANP 313 Poultry Production 3
ANP 314 Metabolic and Nutritional Disorders 3
ANP 315 Microbial Diseases I 3
ANP 316 Farm and Field training 3
ANP 317 Dairy Production 3
ANP 318 Toxicology 3
ANP 319 Field Attachment 3
TOTAL CREDITS 27
Course Code Seventh Semester Courses Credit
ANP 401 Research Project (2 units) 3
ANP 402 Viral and Rickettsia Disease 3
ANP 403 Sheep and Goat Production 3
ANP 404 Pig Production 3
ANP 405 Apiculture and Aquaculture 3
ANP 406 Protozoal and Helminth diseases 3
ANP 407 Reproductive problems and their Management 3
TOTAL CREDITS 21
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
ANP 411 Rural Sociology and Development 3
ANP 412 Zoonosis and One Health Concept 3
ANP 413 Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law. 3
ANP 414 Microbial Diseases II 3
ANP 415 Equines, Camels and Emerging Livestock 3
ANP 416 Public Health 3
ANP 417 Herd Health 3
ANP 418 Agricultural Extension 3
ANP 419 Entrepreneurship 3
TOTAL CREDITS 27

 

Career Opportunities

There are many entry-level careers in the food production industry that might be available to graduates of undergraduate animal science degree programs. Some of these jobs include:

  • Meat scientist
  • Meat sales manager
  • Livestock operations manager
  • Ranch manager
  • Meat marketing consultant

 

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