This major provides six areas of interest leading to the B.S. degree: Pre-professional (veterinary medicine or graduate training), Biotechnology, Business/Service, Equine Science, Food Science and Production Management. For detailed information, please refer to animalscience.uconn.edu.
Animal Science majors must pass all courses from Group A, at least one course from Group B, at least one course from Group C, and one additional course from either Group B or C. No single class can satisfy more than one requirement.
- ANSC 1001, 1111, 3121, 3122, 3194;
- BIOL 1107 and 1108;
- CHEM 1122 or 1127Q or both 1124Q and 1125Q; CHEM 2241 or CHEM 2443 and 2444;
- PATH 2100;
- one of the following: ANSC 4341, MCB 2000, MCB 2610
To satisfy the general education requirement for information literacy, students must pass ENGL 1007 or 1010 or 1011 or 2011 and one of the following courses: ANSC 3194, 3261, 3312W, 3314W, 3317W, 3324W, 3344W, 3642W, 4312W, 4342W, or 4662W.
The Department of Animal Science offers minors in Animal Science, Dairy Management, Equine Sports Rehabilitation, Food Science and Therapeutic Horsemanship Education. These are described in the Minors section of this Catalog.