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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Animal Sciences Department: ANSC 223

A collection of resources for students and researchers in nutrition in the Animal Sciences department.

About this Page

The Animal Science undergraduate program requires students to choose one of three degree concentrations:

  1. Companion Animal & Equine Science
  2. Food Animal Production & Management
  3. Science, Pre-Veterinary & Medical

While each concentration has specific required courses, all students must take a core of Animal Science courses. On this page is information pertaining to the required course ANSC 223: Animal Nutrition.

Course Description

"Provides an introductory background in the fundamental principles of animal nutrition and how nutrition impacts animal well-being and performance. Students will develop comprehensive knowledge in gastrointestinal and digestive anatomy and physiology, nutrient function and requirements, and energy utilization in various species. Specific topics include different classes and properties of nutrients, differences in digestive mechanisms in monogastric vs. ruminant animals, and how carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, minerals, and vitamins contribute to the nutrient requirements of animals." - Course Explorer

Prerequisites: ANSC 100, ANSC 221, and CHEM 104/105. 

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Textbooks & Course Reserves

No textbooks or course reserves could be found at this time for ANSC 223.

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