Animal Science B.S.A. with an Equine Systems Concentration

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the degree plan should see the Eight Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program. (*See UAConnect Degree Audit for complete course list.)

First YearUnits
FallSpring
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
ANSC 1033 Introductory Animal Sciences3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4  
ANSC 1781 Career Preparation and Development1  
ANSC 2003 Introduction to Equine Industry  3
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
General Elective  2
ANSC 2113 INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL EVALUATION and HANDLING
& ANSC 2111L Introduction To Animal Evaluation and Handling Lab
  4
Fine Arts/Humanities Core Elective**  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
CHEM 1073 Fundamentals of Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1214 Lecture)
& CHEM 1071L Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1214 Lab)
or CHEM 1123 and CHEM 1121L
4  
ANSC 3213 Behavior of Domestic Animals3  
US History or Government Core Elective*3  
Equine Systems Elective*3  
Social Science Core Elective*3  
ANSC 2333 Introduction to Animal Health
or ANSC 3003 Applied Animal Parasitology
or ANSC 3333 Diseases of Livestock
  3
BIOL 2013 General Microbiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lecture)
& BIOL 2011L General Microbiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lab)
  4
Equine Systems Elective*  2
Chemistry or Physical Science Elective*  4
General Elective  2
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ANSC 3433 Fundamentals of Reproductive Physiology3  
ANSC 3143 Principles of Animal Nutrition
& ANSC 3141L Animal Nutrition Laboratory
4  
Fine Arts/Humanities Core Elective*3  
ANSC 3723 Horse and Livestock Merchandising3  
Equine Systems Elective*3  
Social Science Core Elective*  3
ANSC 3133 Animal Breeding and Genetics  3
ANSC 3033 Animal Physiology  3
ANSC 4282 Horse Production  2
Communication Intensive Elective*  3
Year Total: 16 14
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
ANSC Core Elective*2  
Equine Systems Elective*2  
General Elective6  
Social Science Core Elective*3  
ANSC 4993 Animal Science Capstone3  
ANSC Core Elective*  2
Communication Intensive Elective*  3
General Electives  8
Year Total: 16 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120