Animal Science (ANSC)

ANSC 437G   Physiology/Reproduction    2 Hours

Endocrinology and physiology of reproductive systems; anatomical physiology and biochemical bases of reproduction, artificial insemination, synchronized estrus and related topics are presented.
Corequisite(s): ANSC 438G.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 120.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 438G   Physiology/Reproduction Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with ANSC 437G. Laboratory, two hours.
Corequisite(s): ANSC 437G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 446G   Animal Breeding    2 Hours

Application of genetic and statistical principles of breeding and improvements of farm animals; the role of selection in changing populations; the effects of different mating systems upon improvement of farm animals are investigated.
Corequisite(s): ANSC 447G.
Prerequisite(s): ANSC 140 and BIOL 120.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 447G   Animal Breeding Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with ANSC 446.
Corequisite(s): ANSC 446G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 448G   Animal Feeds and Feeding Practices    4 Hours

Livestock feeds and their nutrients; functions of and requirements for nutrients; evaluation of feeds; feeding practices and formulation of rations for all classes of livestock are included.
Prerequisite(s): ANSC 345 or permission of instructor.
Grade Mode: Non-graded
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; spring 2017

ANSC 449G   Lab Methods Animal Nutrition    3 Hours

Laboratory methods for determining major minerals and vitamins in feeds, proximate analysis of feeds, products of fermentation, feed residues and contamination.
Prerequisite(s): ANSC 448.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 475G   Selected Topics    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Special topics acquaint advanced undergraduate students with scientific developments of current interest in agriculture. Appropriate topic titles are assigned. Lecture and assignments vary with credit.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 533   Physiology of Lactation    3 Hours

Anatomy of the mammary gland, hormonal control of mammogenesis, initiation and maintenance of milk secretion, factors affecting level and composition of milk, synthesis of milk.
Prerequisite(s): ANSC 344.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 545   Ruminant Nutrition    3 Hours

Rumen development and function, products of fermentation, nutrient requirements, absorption and metabolism, symptoms of deficiency and toxicity.
Prerequisite(s): ANSC 345, BIOL 446, or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 546   Advanced Animal Breeding    3 Hours

Application of population genetics to the economic improvement of farm animals, phenotypic and genetic relationships, role of selection in changing populations, formulation and application of breeding plans.
Prerequisite(s): ANSC 446 and AGRI 528, or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 547   Advanced Animal Nutrition    3 Hours

The nutrient requirements of the monogastric animals, structure, metabolism and function of each nutrient class, interrelationship of the nutrient classes, deficiency and toxicity symptoms.
Prerequisite(s): ANSC 345, BIOL 446 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ANSC 675   Advanced Topics in Animal Science    1-3 Hours

No course description is available
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2017