Poultry Science B.S.A. with Poultry Science Industry Concentration

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the degree plan should go to the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4  
POSC 1003 Introduction to Poultry Science3  
Fine Arts/Humanities State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)1, 23  
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
POSC 2353 Poultry Breeder Management  3
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)  3
Communication Intensive Elective (Recommend COMM 1313 Public Speaking) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 5.1)  3
Social Sciences State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)3  3
Year Total: 14 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
POSC 2343 Poultry Production3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
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  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3:
AGEC 1103 Principles of Agricultural Microeconomics
or ECON 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2203)
3  
U.S. History or Government State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2)3  
POSC 3554 Avian Anatomy4  
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
or AGEC 2403 Quantitative Tools for Agribusiness
  3
POSC 2413 Domestic Animal Microbiology
& POSC 2411L Domestic Animal Microbiology Laboratory
or BIOL 2013 and BIOL 2011L
  4
Fine Arts/Humanities State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)1, 2  3
Social Sciences State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3 and 4.1)4  3
Communication Intensive Elective (Recommend ACOM 3143 Communicating Agriculture to the Public)  3
Year Total: 17 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
AGEC 2303 Introduction to Agribusiness3  
CHEM 2613 Organic Physiological Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lecture)
& CHEM 2611L Organic Physiological Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lab)
or CHEM 3603 and CHEM 3601L
4  
FDSC 4122 Food Microbiology2  
PSID Concentration Elective3  
General Elective3  
POSC 4811 Seminar: Professionalism
or POSC 4831 Seminar: Processing Regulations
or POSC 4821 Seminar: Problem Solving
or POSC 4801 Seminar: Research Topics
1  
POSC 3033 Animal Physiology  3
POSC 3223 Poultry Diseases  3
PSID Concentration Elective  3
General Elective  3
AFLS 400VH Honors Thesis
or POSC 401V Internship in Poultry Science
or POSC 402V Research Experience
  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
POSC 4314 Egg and Meat Technology4  
POSC 4811 Seminar: Professionalism
or POSC 4831 Seminar: Processing Regulations
or POSC 4821 Seminar: Problem Solving
or POSC 4801 Seminar: Research Topics
1  
General Elective3  
PSID Concentration Elective3  
POSC 3123 Principles of Genetics
or BIOL 2323 General Genetics
3  
POSC 4343 Poultry Nutrition  3
POSC 4233 Value Added Muscle Foods  3
POSC 4213 Integrated Poultry Management Systems (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)  3
POSC 4801 Seminar: Research Topics
or POSC 4831 Seminar: Processing Regulations
or POSC 4821 Seminar: Problem Solving
or POSC 4811 Seminar: Professionalism
  1
General Elective (2-3 hours)  3
Year Total: 14 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120