Animal Science

Animal Science – General Agriculture Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 46
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Animal Science General Agriculture program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
AGC103 Ag Computers 3 $533.25
AGS113 Survey of the Animal Industry 3 $533.25
AGS305 Livestock Evaluation 3 $548.25
BIO105 Introductory Biology -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO151 Nutrition 3 $533.25
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
Natural Science Elective 4

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Total Credits 23
Semester 2
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I -OR- 4 $711.00
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting 4 $711.00
AGA114 Principles of Agronomy -OR- 3 $577.25
BIO105 Introductory Biology -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO112 General Biology I -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $711.00
BIO151 Nutrition 3 $533.25
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3 $554.25
AGS319 Animal Nutrition 3 $533.25
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $533.25
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $533.25
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3
Natural Science Elective 4

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Total Credits 23
Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $711.00
Natural Science Electives
BIO163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4 $711.00
BIO168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 $711.00
BIO186 Microbiology 4 $711.00
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $711.00
CHM132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 $711.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $711.00
CHM175 General Chemistry II 4 $711.00
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $553.25
ENV115 Environmental Science 3 $533.25
GEO131 Physical Geography 3 $533.25
PHS120 Exploring Physical Science 4 $711.00
PHS142 Principles of Astronomy 3 $533.25
PHY172 College Physics II 4 $711.00
PHY212 Classical Physics I 5 $888.75
PHY222 Classical Physics II 5 $888.75

Course Cost Calculation:
2017–2018 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisors

Ole Cleveland
Bremer Hall 111C
319-296-2329 ext.1414
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Dresden Wulf
Bremer Hall 111D
319-296-2329 ext.1084
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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