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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Animal Science 067 Graduation Requirements for the Major  

Graduation Requirements for the Major


Students matriculating prior to the fall semester 2015 in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) must complete the SEBS general education requirements. In addition, students majoring in animal sciences must complete the major requirements described below.

Students matriculating fall 2015 or after and transfer students matriculating in 2016 and after must complete a goal-based Core Curriculum in place of general education requirements. The goal-based core is described here: http://sebs.rutgers.edu/core. Courses are certified for the Core Curriculum by a faculty committee. A current list of certified courses can be found here: http://sebs.rutgers.edu/core. Animal sciences major requirements are as described below.

For an up-to-date description of animal sciences major requirements, courses, and course sequences please refer to the program webpage at http://animalsciences.rutgers.edu/undergraduate.

Major Requirements for All Students Regardless of Matriculation Date

A. REQUIRED COURSES (38-40)

 01:119:115,116  General Biology I,II (4,4)

 01:119:117  Biological Research Laboratory (2)

 01:160:161,162  General Chemistry I,II (4,4) or equivalent

 01:160:171  Introduction to Experimentation (1)

 01:355:302  Scientific and Technical Writing or equivalent intermediate or advanced course in writing or speaking (3)

 11:067:142  Animal Science (3)

 11:067:300  Integrative Physiology (4) or  01:146:356  Systems Physiology (3)

 11:067:327  Animal Reproduction (3)

 11:067:328  Animal Genetics (3)  or  01:447:380  Genetics (4)

 11:067:330  Animal Nutrition (3)

 11:067:331  Animal Nutrition Laboratory (1)

B. OPTIONS (44-65)

1. Preveterinary Medicine and Research (60-65)

Required Courses (36)

  01:160:307-308  Organic Chemistry (4,4)

  01:160:311  Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)

  01:640:135  Calculus I (4) or equivalent

  01:750:193-194  Physics for the Sciences (4,4) or equivalent

  01:960:401  Basic Statistics for Research (3)

  11:115:403,404  General Biochemistry (4,3)

  11:680:390  General Microbiology (4) or  01:447:390  General Microbiology

At least three of the following (9-14):

  01:146:322  Animal Histology (4)

  01:146:328  Human Parasitology (3)

  01:146:474  Immunology (3)

  01:377:213  Functional Human Anatomy (4)

  01:377:424  Human Anatomy (4)

  01:640:136  Calculus II (4) or equivalent

  01:694:315  Introduction to Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Research (3) or equivalent

  11:067:391  Comparative Mammalian Anatomy (3)

  11:067:398  Advanced Equine Health Care and Management (3)

  11:067:404  Animal Diseases (3)

  11:067:410  Neuroendocrinology (3)

  11:067:430  Animal Microtechniques and Tissue Culture (4)

  11:067:450  Endocrinology (4)

  11:067:490  Pathophysiology (3)

  11:067:491  Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology (3)

  11:067:492  Molecular and Cellular Physiology (3)

  11:126:481  Molecular Genetics (3) and 11:126:482  Molecular Genetics Laboratory (3)

  11:216:441  Animal Behavior (3) or equivalent

  11:370:406  Medical and Veterinary Entomology (3)

Experience-based education courses (9); no more than 8 credits from practicum or research courses.

  01:090:320  Peer Instructor Education (3)

  11:015:483  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:015:484  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:067:175  Animal Handling, Fitting, and Exhibition (P/NC 1)

  11:067:201  Dairy Cattle Practicum (2)

  11:067:202  Small Ruminant Practicum (2)

  11:067:203  Swine Practicum (2)

  11:067:205  Laboratory Animal Practicum (2)

  11:067:207  Horse Practicum (2)

  11:067:260  Animal Evaluation and Selection (3)

  11:067:275  Laboratory Animal Science: Management and Techniques (3)

  11:067:322  Dairy Cattle Artificial Insemination (1)

  11:067:336  Production Animal Management (3)

  11:067:338  Production Animal Management Laboratory (2)

  11:067:403  Techniques in Equine Exercise Physiology (3)

  11:067:411  Studies in Animal Science (BA)

  11:067:493,494  Research in Animal Science (BA,BA)

  11:902:300,301,400  SPIN (3-6)

  11:015:497,498  George H. Cook Scholars Program (3-6, 3-6)

Electives (6)

At least 6 additional credits approved by the adviser, depending on the student's interests and career goals. See additional courses listed in the Animal Science (067) section of the Course Listings chapter.

2. Companion Animal Science (48)

Required courses (33)

  01:160:209  Elementary Organic Chemistry (3) or equivalent

  01:160:211  Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1) or equivalent

  01:640:115  Precalculus College Mathematics (4) or equivalent

  11:115:301  Introductory Biochemistry (3)

  11:115:313  Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory (1)

  11:373:122  Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics (3) or equivalent

  11:067:101  Careers in Animal Science (3)

  11:067:250  Companion Animal Science (3)

  11:067:404  Animal Diseases (3) or 11:370:406  Medical and Veterinary Entomology (3)

  11:704:441  Animal Behavior (3)

At least two of the following (6):

  01:070:204  Introduction to Social Evolution (3)

  01:830:311  Conditioning and Learning (3)

  01:830:313  Physiological Psychology (3)

  01:830:315  Comparative Psychology (3)

  11:067:460  Animals and the Law (3)

  11:067:461  Topics in Companion Animal Science Issues (2)

  11:216:240  Behavioral Biology (3)

  11:216:269  Evolution of Animal Behavior (3)

Electives (6)

At least 6 additional credits approved by the adviser, depending on the student's interests and career goals. See additional courses listed in the Animal Science (067) section of the Course Listings chapter.

Experience-based education courses (9); no more than 8 credits from practicum or research courses.

  01:090:320  Peer Instructor Education (3)

  11:015:483  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:015:484  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:067:175  Animal Handling, Fitting, and Exhibition, Section DO (P/NC 1)

  11:067:201  Dairy Cattle Practicum (2)

  11:067:202  Small Ruminant Practicum (2)

  11:067:203  Swine Practicum (2)

  11:067:205  Laboratory Animal Practicum (2)

  11:067:207  Horse Practicum (2)

  11:067:275  Laboratory Animal Science: Management and Techniques (3)

  11:067:301  Integrative Physiology Laboratory (1)

  11:067:322  Dairy Cattle Artificial Insemination (1)

  11:067:336  Production Animal Management (3)

  11:067:338  Production Animal Management Laboratory (2)

  11:067:411  Studies in Animal Science (BA)

  11:067:493,494  Research in Animal Science (BA,BA)

  11:902:300,301,400  SPIN (3-6) in a companion animal-related field

  11:015:497,498  George H. Cook Scholars Program (3-6, 3-6) or equivalent

3. Laboratory Animal Science (46)

Required Courses (33)

  01:160:307-308  Organic Chemistry (4,4)

  01:160:311  Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)

  01:640:115  Precalculus College Mathematics (4) or equivalent

  01:960:401  Basic Statistics for Research (3)

  11:067:205  Laboratory Animal Practicum (2)

  11:067:275  Laboratory Animal Science: Management and Techniques (3)

  11:067:404  Animal Diseases (3)

  11:067:430  Animal Microtechniques and Tissue Culture (4)

  11:680:390  General Microbiology (4) or 01:447:390  General Microbiology (4)

Experience-based education courses (7); no more than 6 credits from practicum or research courses. 

  01:090:320  Peer Instructor Education (3)

  11:015:483  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:015:484  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:067:175  Animal Handling, Fitting, and Exhibition (P/NC 1)

  11:067:201  Dairy Cattle Practicum (2)

  11:067:202  Small Ruminant Practicum (2)

  11:067:203  Swine Practicum (2)

  11:067:207  Horse Practicum (2)

  11:067:260  Animal Evaluation and Selection (3)

  11:067:322  Dairy Cattle Artificial Insemination (1)

  11:067:336  Production Animal Management (3)

  11:067:338  Production Animal Management Laboratory (2)

  11:067:403  Techniques in Equine Exercise Physiology (3)

  11:067:411  Studies in Animal Science (BA)

  11:067:493,494  Research in Animal Science (BA,BA)

  11:902:300,301,400  SPIN (3-6)

  11:015:497,498  George H. Cook Scholars Program (3-6, 3-6)

Electives (6)

At least 6 additional credits approved by the adviser, depending on the student's interests and career goals. See additional courses listed in the Animal Science (067) section of the Course Listings chapter.

4. Equine Science (44)

Required courses (31)

  01:160:209  Elementary Organic Chemistry (3) or equivalent

  01:160:211  Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1) or equivalent

  01:640:115  Precalculus College Mathematics (4) or equivalent

  11:067:207 Horse Practicum (2)

  11:067:384  Horse Management (3)

  11:067:390  Equine Nutrition (3)

  11:067:402  Equine Exercise Physiology (3)

  11:373:122  Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics (3) or equivalent

  11:373:231  Introduction to Marketing (3)

  11:373:241  Introduction to Management (3)

  33:010:272  Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)

Experience-based education courses (7); no more than 6 credits from practicum or research courses.

  01:090:320  Peer Instructor Education (3)

  11:015:483  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:015:484  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:067:175  Animal Handling, Fitting, and Exhibition, Section HO (P/NC 1)

  11:067:201  Dairy Cattle Practicum (2)

  11:067:202  Small Ruminant Practicum (2)

  11:067:203  Swine Practicum (2)

  11:067:205  Laboratory Animal Practicum (2)

  11:067:275  Laboratory Animal Science: Management and Techniques (3)

  11:067:322  Dairy Cattle Artificial Insemination (1)

  11:067:336  Production Animal Management (3)

  11:067:338  Production Animal Management Laboratory (2)

  11:067:403  Techniques in Equine Exercise Physiology (3)

  11:067:411  Studies in Animal Science (BA), with equine research faculty

  11:067:493,494  Research in Animal Science (BA,BA), with equine research faculty

  11:902:300,301,400  SPIN (3-6), in equine-related field

  11:015:497,498  George H. Cook Scholars Program (3-6, 3-6)

Electives (6)

At least 6 additional credits approved by the adviser, depending on the student's interests and career goals. See additional courses listed in the Animal Science (067) section of the Course Listings chapter. Suggested courses are:

  11:067:391  Comparative Mammalian Anatomy (3)

  11:067:398  Advanced Equine Health Care and Management (3)

  11:067:401  Topics in Equine Science (3)

  11:067:413  Developing Leaders for the Equine Industry (1)

5. Production Animal Science (52)

Required courses (37)

  01:160:209  Elementary Organic Chemistry (3) or equivalent

  01:160:211  Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1) or equivalent

  01:640:115  Precalculus College Mathematics (4) or equivalent

  01:960:285  Introductory Statistics for Business (3)

  11:067:336  Production Animal Management (3)

  11:067:338  Production Animal Management Laboratory (2)

  11:067:406  Farm Productivity Analysis in the Animal Sciences (3)

  11:373:122  Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics (3) or equivalent

  11:373:231  Introduction to Marketing (3)

  11:373:241  Introduction to Management (3)

  33:010:272  Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)

Choose at least two of the following courses (6):

 11:067:384  Horse Management (3)

 11:067:394  Advanced Equine Health and Management (3)

 11:067:401  Topics in Equine Science (3)

 11;067:413  Developing Future Leaders for the Equine Industry (1)

 11:375:453  Soil Ecology (3)

 11:704:360  Animal Physiological Ecology (3)

 11:776:200  Modern Crop Production (3)

 11:776:221  Principles of Organic Crop Production (3)

 11:776:301  Grain Crops (3)

 11:776:221  Principals of Organic Crop Production (3)

 11:776:440  Soil Fertility (3)

Experience-based education courses (9); no more than 8 credits from practicum or research courses.

  01:090:320  Peer Instructor Education (3)

  11:015:483  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:015:484  Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA)

  11:067:175  Animal Handling, Fitting, and Exhibition, Sections DC, SH, or SW (P/NC 1)

  11:067:201  Dairy Cattle Practicum (2)

  11:067:202  Small Ruminant Practicum (2)

  11:067:203  Swine Practicum (2)

  11:067:205  Laboratory Animal Practicum (2)

  11:067:207  Horse Practicum (2)

  11:067:275  Laboratory Animal Science: Management and Techniques (3)

  11:067:322  Dairy Cattle Artificial Insemination (1)

  11:067:403  Techniques in Equine Exercise Physiology (3)

  11:067:411  Studies in Animal Science (BA)

  11:067:493,494  Research in Animal Science (BA,BA)

  11:902:300,301,400 SPIN (3-6)

  11:015:497,498  George H. Cook Scholars Program (3-6, 3-6)

Electives (6)

At least 6 additional credits approved by the adviser, depending on the student's interests and career goals. See additional courses listed in the Animal Science (067) section of the Course Listings chapter.

C. UNSPECIFIED ELECTIVES

In addition to courses meeting the above requirements, students can take other courses offered by the university, for which they meet the course eligibility requirements, to bring their total number of credits to the minimum of 120 (matriculated 2018 or later) or 128 (matriculated prior to 2018) required for graduation.

 
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