Course Number and Descriptive Title                                                                                   Units

Core Course – 6 units

AGDE201 – Rural Development Theories and Approaches                                        3
AGDE202 – Problems and Issues in Agricultural and Rural Dev’t.                             3

Major Courses – 24 units (minimum)

ANSC212 – Advanced Swine Production                                                                      3

ANSC221 – Advanced Poultry Production                                                                    3

ANSC231 – Advanced Ruminant Production                                                               3

ANSC241 – Feed Formulation and Quality Control                                                     3

ANSC242 – Non-Ruminant Nutrition                                                                             3

ANSC243 – Ruminant Nutrition                                                                                      3

ANSC245 – Pasture and Forage Utilization                                                                 3

ANSC251 – Advanced Animal Breeding                                                                       3

ANSC252 – Reproductive Physiology of Farm Animals                                            3

ANSC253 – Endocrinology                                                                                             3

ANSC254 – Artificial Insemination in Farm Animals                                                  3

ANSC291 – Special Topics                                                                                             1-3

ANSC298 – Statistical Methods in Animal Science Research                                 3

Minor/Cognate Courses – 9 units (courses from another field of specialization)

ANSC299 – Graduate Seminar                                                                                       1

ANSC290 – Special Problem                                                                                          2



Major                             ___ 24

Minor/Cognate             ___ 9

Graduate Seminar       ___ 1

Special Problem           ___ 2


Total No. of Units Required 42



  1. Not more than 6 units of 100 level courses may be credited for the degree program
  2. Odd and even numbered courses are offered during the first and second semester of the school year, respectively.
  3. After the first term, graduate students are required to form their Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC) and prepare their Plan of Course Work (PCW). Forms can be secured at the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.

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