Animal Science

Major(s)

Animal Science (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (60 hours):

  1. Specific General Education requirements:
    1. BIO 101(3) and 111(1) or BIO 121(4).
    2. CHM 107(3) and 108(1); or CHM 116(4) and 117(1); or CHM 160(4) and 161(1).
    3. GEP 101(2) or UHC 110(2).
    4. MTH 130(3) or higher.
  2. AGB 144(4); AGP 103(3) or AGN 115(3); AGP 365(3) or 370(3); AGR 300(3) or CHM 201(3); AGR 490(1); AGS 101(3), 102(1), 301(3), 302(3), 310(3), 311(3), 316(3), 366(3); AGS 432(3) or 452(3) or 453(3) or 461(3).
  3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience Requirement: AGS 496(3) or 497(3) or 498(3) or 499(3).
  4. 18 hours from the following two groups of courses including at least eight hours from Group A, five hours from Group B, and an additional five hours from Groups A or B:
    1. Group A courses: AGS 161(3), 162(1), 163(1), 164(1), 185(3), 191(2), 196(2), 251(2), 262(2), 263(1), 264(1), 306(3), 341(3), 342(2), 346(2), 361(3), 362(2), 363(1), 364(1), 365(2), 385(3), 389(3), 391(2), 396(2), 399(3), 402(3), 432(3), 442(3), 446(3), 452(3), 453(3), 461(3), 462(1), 485(3), 492(1-3), 511(3).
    2. Group B courses:

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Minor(s)

Animal Science

Bachelor of Science
  1. AGS 101(3), 102(1), 311(3).
  2. Additional courses in Animal Science to total at least 20 hours.

Accelerated graduate program in Agriculture

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Agriculture program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 credit hours from approved graduate-level courses may be counted towards both the undergraduate and graduate degrees (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for program details.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.

Accelerated graduate program in Natural and Applied Science

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Master of Natural and Applied Science program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.

Accelerated graduate program in Plant Science

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Plant Science program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.