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2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Animal Science, Agricultural Education Certification, B.S.

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School of Agribusiness and Agriscience 
Cliff Ricketts, program coordinator

Animal Science majors seeking certification to teach agricultural education in secondary schools (grades 7-12) must complete (1) the Animal Science major, (2) a Secondary Education minor , and (3) professional agricultural education courses.

The program leading to a major in Animal Science offers preparation for leadership careers in livestock and related industries.

A major in Animal Science requires a minimum of 43 semester hours of courses to include

  1. 21 hours in Animal Science;
  2. an additional nine (9) hours from ABAS as indicated under the Animal Science major requirements; and
  3. a general core of ABAS 1000 , ABAS 1410 , ABAS 1610 , ABAS 2210 , and ABAS 3130 .

Curriculum: Animal Science, Agricultural Education Certification

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories. 


Subtotal: 29-30 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours

Subtotal: 33 Hours

Subtotal: 27 Hours

Total hours in program: 120


*Electives must come from the following courses: ABAS 3430 , ABAS 3470 , ABAS 3480 , ABAS 3490 , ABAS 3500 , ABAS 3540 , ABAS 4090 , ABAS 4470 ABAS 4490  , ABAS 4520 , ABAS 4860 .

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Animal Science, Agricultural Education Certification, B.S., Academic Map   

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