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A.S. Animal Science Pre-Vet, Biotech, Nutrition, or Genetics


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The program course requirements are presented in sequence. Part-time students and others who cannot follow this sequence should check course descriptions in the catalog to determine prerequisites and should consult their academic advisor regarding the order in which they take classes.

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    Animal Science
    Pre-Veterinary, Biotechnology,
    Nutrition, or Genetics

    This curriculum provides students with a great depth of study in the biological and natural sciences. Students will also learn reproductive physiology, animal breeding, nutrition and livestock management. This option is designed for highly motivated students who have a strong interest in graduate training beyond a Bachelor's degree or professional studies such as veterinary medicine. Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they expect to transfer and should select appropriate courses in consultation with their advisor.

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    Required Core - 62 Total Credits

    First Year - Fall Semester     (16) Credits
    Intro to Animal Science  (3)
    Intro to Ag & Env Resources (1)
    Natural Resource Conservation  (3)
    Montana Range Plants  (1)
    Principles of Living Systems  (3)
    Principles of Living Systems Laboratory  (1)
    College Chemistry I  (3)
    College Chemistry I Lab  (1)
    First Year - Spring Semester     (14) Credits
    Principles of Biological Diversity  (3)
    Principles of Biological Diversity Laboratory  (1)
    College Chemistry II  (3)
    College Chemistry II Lab  (1)
    College Writing I  (3)
    Intro to Public Speaking  (3)
    Second Year - Fall Semester     (17) Credits
    Functional Anatomy of Domestic Animals  (3)
    Anatomy of Domestic Animals Lab  (1)
    Survey of Calculus  (4)
    Intro to Computers  (3)
    *Social Science Core Requirement  (3)
    *Humanities Core Requirement  (3)
    Second Year - Spring Semester     (15) Credits
    Livestock in Sustainable Systems  (3)
    Intro to Statistics  (3)
    College Writing II  (3)
    *Social Science Core Requirement  (3)
    *Humanities Core Requirement  (3)