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