Animal Science B.S.A. with Equine 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  
ANSC 1001L Introductory to Animal Sciences Laboratory1  
ANSC 1032 Introductory Animal Sciences2  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4  
ANSC 1041 Introduction to Companion Animal Industry
or ANSC 1051 Introduction to the Livestock Industry
1  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (OR higher level math)3  
ANSC 2003 Introduction to Equine Industry  3
ANSC 2252L Introduction to Livestock and Meat Evaluation  2
Discipline-related Elective* (CHEM 1103/1101L if completing University Chemistry I&II requirement)   3-4
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Social Sciences Core Elective*  3
Fine Arts/Humanities Core Elective*  3
Year Total: 15 17
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Choose 4 hours Chemistry from: 4  
CHEM 1073 Fundamentals of Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1214 Lecture)
& CHEM 1071L Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1214 Lab)
   
CHEM 1123 University Chemistry II (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lecture)
& CHEM 1121L University Chemistry II Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lab)
   
Fine Arts/Humanities Core Elective*3  
ANSC 3723 Horse and Livestock Merchandising3  
ANSC 3433 Fundamentals of Reproductive Physiology3  
ANSC 2781 Career Preparation and Development1  
ANSC 3072 Equine Selection and Evaluation  2
ANSC 3133 Animal Breeding and Genetics  3
Communication Intensive Elective*  3
Discipline-related Elective*  5
Social Science Core Elective*  3
Year Total: 14 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ANSC 4142 Advanced Animal Handling Techniques2  
Animal Science Electives*5  
Select one of the following:4  
CHEM 3603 Organic Chemistry I
& CHEM 3601L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
   
CHEM 2613 Organic Physiological Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lecture)
& CHEM 2611L Organic Physiological Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lab)
   
BIOL 2013 General Microbiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lecture)
& BIOL 2011L General Microbiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lab)
4  
ANSC 4173 Thoroughbred Horse Industry
or ANSC 4283 Horse Production
  3
Animal Science Electives*  5
ANSC 3143 Principles of Animal Nutrition  3
Social Science Core Elective*  3
Discipline-related Elective*  3
Year Total: 15 17
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
Animal Science Elective*3  
ANSC Core Elective*2  
General Elective3  
Communication Intensive Elective*3  
History Core Elective*3  
ANSC 4283 Horse Production
or ANSC 4173 Thoroughbred Horse Industry
  3
ANSC Core Elective*  2
Discipline-related Electives*  1-2
General Electives  5
Year Total: 14 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120