Animal Sciences

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

N6 Agricultural Science Center Contact: Wayne Centers - dsr@uky.edu
Animal Sciences involves studying and applying the basic principles of nutrition, reproduction, and genetics to the production and management of animals: horses, dairy and beef cattle, sheep, swine, poultry, and other domesticated species.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 - 125

UKY Major Map Animal Sciences {DATE l, F d, Y}

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 29

Fall Semester

14
GEN 100 | GEN 100 - ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT
3
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I
3
CHE 111 | CHE 111 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
1
CHE 105 | CHE 105 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I
4
ASC 101 | ASC 101 - DOMESTIC ANIMAL BIOLOGY
3

Spring Semester

15
ASC 102 | ASC 102 - INTRODUCTION TO LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PRODUCTION
3
CHE 107 | CHE 107 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II
3
CHE 113 | CHE 113 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
2
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
MA 123 or MA 113 or MA 137
4

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 31

Fall Semester

16
ASC 205 | ASC 205 - CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR ANIMAL SCIENCES
1
BIO 148 | BIO 148 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
3
STA 210 or STA 296
3
Specialty Support
3
UK Core - Global Dynamics
3
UK Core - Humanities
3

Spring Semester

15
BIO 152 | BIO 152 - PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY II
3
FSC 107 | FSC 107 - INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE
3
CHE 230 or CHE 236
3
UK Core - Arts and Creativity
3
WRD 203 or WRD 204
3

Junior Year Credit Hours: 32 - 35

Fall Semester

16
ASC 300 | ASC 300 - MEAT SCIENCE
4
ASC 325 | ASC 325 - ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY
3
ASC 378 | ASC 378 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING
3
Specialty Support
3
UK Core - Social Sciences
3

Spring Semester

16 - 19
ASC 362 | ASC 362 - ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS
4
ASC 364 | ASC 364 - REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF FARM ANIMALS
4
ASC 380 | ASC 380 - APPLIED ANIMAL NUTRITION
3
FSC 304 | FSC 304 - Principles of red meat, poultry, fish and dairy processing; physical and chemical composition and nutritive value of meat, dairy and egg products; structure and identification of muscle; inspection, grading, formulation, processing and preservation methods; organoleptic properties and consumer acceptance of processed meat, dairy, and egg products. Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours per week.
4
Elective
1 - 4

Senior Year Credit Hours: 15 - 30

Fall Semester

11 - 18
ASC 470 | ASC 470 - CAPSTONE FOR ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
3
ASC Production Course
2 - 4
ASC Production Course
2 - 4
Specialty Support
3
Elective
1 - 4

Spring Semester

4 - 12
ASC Production Course
2 - 4
Academic Enrichment Course
1 - 4
Elective
1 - 4

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