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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Animal Science B.S.


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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree


Refer to the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Majors in Agriculture


  • Agricultural Business and Economics
  • Agricultural Media and Communication
  • Agriculture—Teacher Certification/Non-Certification
  • Animal Science
  • Plant, Soil and Environmental Science

Majors in agriculture include University core curriculum requirements, department core requirements, agricultural science core requirements, and major requirements specified under each degree option and total 120 semester credit hours (see each degree for specific requirements). Students must maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) for all courses at WTAMU counted toward the degree; at least a “C” grade for all courses in the department and agricultural science cores; at least a “C” grade in major requirements and at least a “C” grade in the major subject. At least 39 semester hours of credit must be earned from upper-level (3000- and 4000-level) courses. In addition, students in the teacher certification option of the agriculture major must meet professional development standards set by the Department of Education. For specific requirements, see the “Department of Education ” section of this catalog.

Major in Animal Science


(Major Code: 503)

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the "University Core Curriculum " section of this catalog.

From Mathematics - Code 20 (3 hours)


From Life and Physical Sciences - Code 30 (6 hours)


Lab hours will count toward Component Area Option.

From Social and Behavioral Sciences - Code 80 (3 hours)


Electives (8-10 hours)


Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Animal Science B.S.

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