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Undrgraduate Course Listings

F = Fall, Sp = Spring, Sum = Summer A, Summer B, Summer C

Course number, name

Credit hours

Session/s

Faculty

ANS 2002 
The Meat We Eat

2

F, Sp

Chad Carr, Ph.D.

ANS 2005
The Role of Animals in Human History

3

S

Pascal Oltenacu, Ph.D.

ATE 2511
Companion Animal Biology and Management

3

TBA

TBA

ANS 3006C
Introduction to Animal Science

4

F, Sp, Sum C

Amie Imler 
(Fall)
Jason Scheffler, Ph.D. 
(Spring)
Todd Thrift, Ph.D. 
(Summer C)
Amie Imler 
(Lab – Fall)
Kyle Mendes 
(Lab)

ANS 3008
Livestock Behavior and Welfare

3

F

Emily Miller-Cushon, Ph.D.

ANS 3043 
Growth & Development of Farm Animals

3

Sp, F

Tracy Scheffler, Ph.D.
John Driver, Ph.D.

ANS 3079L
Relationship of Form to Function in Horses

2

Sp

Lori Warren, Ph.D.

ANS 3216
Introduction to Equine Science

3

Fall

Saundra 
Ten Broeck, Ph.D.

ANS 3217C 
Equine Health Management

2

F

Samantha Brooks, Ph.D.

ANS 3239L 
Techniques in Equine Science

2

Fall, Sp (odd years only)

Wendy DeVito
(Fall)
Joel McQuagge (Spring)
Jesse Savell (Spring)

ANS 3246L 
Beef Production Practicum

2

F, Sp

Todd 
Thrift, Ph.D.
Jesse Savell

ANS 3250L
Dairy Cattle Practicum

2

Sp

Albert
De Vries, Ph.D.

ANS 3251 
Biology and Management of Dairy Cattle

2

Sp

Albert 
De Vries, Ph.D.

ANS 3319C 
Reproductive Physiology & Endocrinology in Domestic
Animals

4

F

 

Sp

John Bromfield, Ph.D.
(Fall)
Saundra TenBroeck, Ph.D.
(Spring)

ANS 3384 
Genetic Improvement of Farm Animals

3

Sp, Sum A

Raluca Mateescu, Ph.D.

ANS 3404C 
Food Animal Nutrition and Feeding

 

Sp

Diwaker 
Vyas, Ph. D.

ANS 3405 
Equine Nutrition & Feeding Management

2

F

Lori 
Warren, Ph.D.

ANS 3440 
Principles of Animal Nutrition

4

F, Sum C, Sp

Luiz Ferraretto, Ph.D.

Antonio Faciola,
Ph.D. (Spring)

ANS 3613L 
Livestock & Meat Evaluation

2

Sp

Chad Carr, Ph.D.

ANS 3634C 
Meats

3

F

Chad Carr, Ph.D.

ANS 4218L
Horse Psychology & Training

3

F

Joel McQuagge

ANS 3934 
Careers in the Livestock Industry

2

F

Joel McQuagge

Amie Imler

ANS 4212L
Techniques in Farrier Science

2

Sp

Joel McQuagge

ANS 4231 
Practicum in Horse Management & Training 
Technique- Breeding Management

1

Sp

Saundra TenBroeck, Ph.D.

Justin Callaham

ANS 4231 
Practicum in Horse Management & Training 
Technique-Foaling

1

Sp

Nick Carden

ANS 4231 
Practicum in Horse Management & Training 
Technique-Stable Management

1

Sum A and B

Justin Callaham

ANS 4231 
Practicum in Horse Management & Training 
Technique-Weanling Management

1

F

Justin Callaham

ANS 4234
Horse Enterprise Management

2

Sp

Saundra 
Ten Broeck, Ph.D.

ANS 4241L
Intermediate Horse Training

2

Sp

Joel McQuagge

ANS 4243C 
Beef Cow-Calf
Management

3

F

Todd 
Thrift, Ph.D.

ANS 4245C 
Beef Background & Feedlot Management

2

Sp

Todd 
Thrift, Ph.D.

ANS4318C 
Equine Reproductive Management

3

Sp

Saundra
TenBroeck, Ph.D.

ANS 4604C 
Live Animal Evaluation

2

F

Clay Roland

ANS 4615 
Meat Selection & Grading

2

F

Kyle Mendes

ANS 4635C 
Meat Processing

3

Sp

Sally Williams, Ph.D.

ANS 4701
Physiology of the Mammary Gland & Lactation

2

F

Jimena Laporta, Ph.D.

ANS 4900
Supervised Extension Experience in Animal Sciences

0-3, Max 6

F, Sp, Sum

Staff

ANS 4905
Problems in Animal Science

1-3, Max 6

F, Sp,
Sum A/B/C

Staff

ANS 4911
Supervised Research in Animal Science

0-3, Max 6

F, Sp,
Sum A/B/C

Staff

ANS 4915 
Honors Thesis Research in Animal Sciences

1-6

F, Sp,
Sum A/B/C

Jimena Laporta, Ph.D.

ANS 4931 
Senior Seminar

1

F, Sp

Matt Hersom, Ph.D.

ANS 4932
Applied Ruminant Reproductive Management

4

F

TBA

ANS 4932
Applied Physiology

3

F

Corwin Nelson, Ph.D.
Albert De Vries, Ph.D.

ANS 4932
Dairy Farm Evaluation

3

F

Corwin Nelson, Ph.D.
Albert De Vries, Ph.D.

ANS 4932
Review of Meat Science

1

Sp

Kyle Mendes

ANS 4932
Seed Stock

3

Sp

Todd Thrift, Ph.D.

ANS 4941 
Full-Time Practical Work Experience in
Animal Science

2-8

F, Sp,
Sum C

Amie Imler

ANS 4605
Animal & Products Evaluation

1
Max 4

F, Sp

Staff

ALS 4932
Systematic Accountability of Food Safety from Production to Consumption

2

Sp

Chad Carr, Ph.D.
Jason Scheffler, Ph.D.

Graduate Course Listings 

F = Fall, Sp = Spring, Sum = Summer A, Summer B, Summer C

Course number, name 

Credit hours

Session/s

Faculty

ANS 5935
Reproductive Biology Seminar & Research Studies

1

F, Sp

Mario Binelli, Ph.D.

ANS 6040
Concepts in Applied Ethology

3

Sp

Emily Miller -Cushon, Ph.D.

ANS 6288
Experimental Techniques & Analytical Procedures in Meat Research

3

Sp (even years)

Kwang Cheol Jeong, Ph.D.

Sally Williams, Ph.D.

Tracey Scheffler, Ph.D.

ANS 6313
Current Concepts in Reproductive Biology

2

F (odd years)

Pete Hansen, Ph.D.

ANS 6379L
Techniques Genetics 

2

Sp (odd years)

Samantha Brooks, Ph.D.

Raluca Mateescu, Ph.D.

ANS 6387
Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits in Livestock

3

Sp

Raluca Mateescu, Ph.D.

ANS 6447
Ruminant Nutrition

4

F (even years)

 

ANS 6449
Vitamins

3

Sum C

Corwin Nelson, Ph.D.

ANS 6452
Principles of Forage Quality Evaluation

3

Sp

Diwakar Vyas, Ph.D.

ANS 6636
Meat Technology

3

F (odd years)

Kwang Cheol Jeong, Ph.D.

Sally Williams, Ph.D.

Tracey Scheffler, Ph.D.

ANS 6637
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assesment of Pathogens in Food Systems 

 

Sum A

Arie Havelaar, Ph.D.

ANS 6702/ANS4701
Lactation Physiology of Farm Animals 

2

F

Jimena Laporta, Ph.D.

ANS 6704
Mammalian Endocrinology

2

Sp

John Bronfield, Ph.D.

Corwin Nelson, Ph.D. 

ANS 6711
Current Topics in Equine Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

2

F (odd years)

Lori Warren, Ph.D.

ANS 6714
Microbial Physiology

Sp

1

Kwang Cheol Jeong, Ph.D.

ANS 6751C
Physiology of Reproduction

3

Sp (odd years) 

Pete Hansen, Ph.D.

John Bromfield, Ph.D.

ANS 6767
Advanced Molecular Endocrinology

4

Sp (even years)

John Bromfield, Ph.D.

Corwin Nelson, Ph.D.

ANS 6775
Essentials of Livestock Immunology

1

Sp

John Driver, Ph.D.

PCB 6816
Thermal Physiology (online)

1

F, Sp 

Pete Hansen, Ph.D.

ANS 6905
Problems in Animal Science

1-4, 8 max

F, Sp, Sum A,B,C

Staff

ANS 6905
Pork Production

3

F, Sp

Chad Carr, Ph.D.

ANS 6905
Equine Genetics 

2

Sum B (even years) 

Samantha Brooks, Ph.D.

ANS 6910
Supervised Research

1-5, 5 max

F, Sp, Sum A,B,C

Staff

ANS 6932
Special Topics in Animal Science

1-3, 9 max

F, Sp, Sum A,B,C

Staff

ANS 6932
Applied Statistics in the Animal Sciences

4

F

José E.P. Santos, Ph.D.

Francisco Peñagaricano, Ph.D.

ANS 6932
Continuing Topics in Animal Welfare

1

F (odd years)

Emily Miller-Cushon, Ph.D.

ANS 6932
HACCP Systems

2

Sp

Chad Carr, Ph.D.

Jason Scheffler, Ph.D.

ANS 6932
Seminar in Genetics and Genomics 

1

Sp

Francisco Peñagaricano, Ph.D.

ANS 6932
Livestock Systems Modeling and Analyst

   

Albrt DeVries, Ph.D.

ANS 6933
Graduate Seminar in Animal Science (non-Thesis)

1

Sp

Tracey Scheffler, Ph.D.

ANS 6933
Graduate Seminar in Animal Science (Thesis & Dissertation)

1

F, Sp

Pete Hansen, ph.D.

ANS 6936
Graduate Seminar in Animal Molecular & Cell Biology

1

F, Sp

John Bromfield, Ph.D. 

ANS 6939
Animal Molecular & Cellular Biology Journal Immunology

1

F, Sp

John Driver, Ph.D.

Corwin Nelson, Ph. D.

ANS 6939
Muscle Physiology Journal Club

1

F, Sp

Tracey Scheffler, Ph.D.

ANS 6939
Ruminant Nutrition Journal Club

1

F

Antonio Faciola, Ph.D.

Luiz Ferraretto, Ph.D.

Diwakar Vyas, Ph.D.

ANS 6940
Supervised Teaching

1-5, 5 max

F, Sp, Sum A,B,C

Staff

ANS 6971
Research for Master’s Thesis

1-15

F, Sp, Sum A,B,C

Staff

ANS 7979
Advanced Research

1-12

F, Sp, Sum A,B,C

Staff

ANS 7980
Research for Doctoral
Dissertation

1-15

F, Sp, Sum A,B,C

Staff