Curriculum

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The academic program in Animal Science is very flexible and broad-based. Our students study all species from dogs and cats to cattle and horses, and they can emphasize a variety of disciplines including pre-veterinary medicine, business, sales and marketing, meat science, journalism and agricultural communications, nutrition, breeding and genetics, reproductive physiology, and many others.


 

 

Animal Science Major

Animal Science Coursework 

          2015 International Perspective Courses

          2015 US Diversity Courses

Animal Science 4-Year Plan Example


Dairy Science Majors:

Dairy Science Coursework

Dairy Science 4-Year Plan Example


Concurrent BS-MS Degree Program

Concurrent BS-MS Degree Program

http://www.business.iastate.edu/masters/mba/prospective-students/full-time-mba/collaborative-mba-programs/stem-mba/science/


Animal Science Minor

  • AnS 101 (2 credits) and 114 (2 credits)
  • AnS 214 (3 credits) and 214L (1 credit)
  • At least one course (3 credits) from: AnS 216, 223, 224, 225, 226, 229, 235 or 270
  • At least two courses (6 credits) from: AnS 319, 331, 352 and 360

At least 9 of the 17 credits required for an AnS minor must be completed at Iowa State. Students should complete and file a request for minor form

Meat Science Minor

  • An S 270 (2 credits)
  • An S 360 (3 credits)
  • An S 460 (3 credits)
  • At least one course (1 credit) from: AnS 489, AnS 490C
  • At least 6 credits from: FSHN 311, FSHN 403, FSHN 405, FSHN 406, FSHN 410, FSHN 412, FSHN 419, FSHN 420, FSHN 471, MICRO 407