Animal Science Minor

A minor in Animal Science consists of a minimum of 20 credits of Animal Science (ANSC) courses. No more than 7 credits may be taken in the Thompson School of Applied Science (AAS) and at the 400- level. Students must receive a minimum grade of C- in any course used for the minor. Students failing to do this will need to retake the course in order to receive credit.No courses taken on a pass (credit)/fail basis may count toward the minor. Students who transfer from other institutions may petition the animal science program faculty for course approval. No more than eight credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.

Students wanting to declare a minor in animal science must meet with animal science minor coordinator as early as possible and no later than first semester of their junior year.

Students must complete a minor completion form during their final semester at UNH.

Choose one of the following introductory courses:4
AAS 425Introduction to Dairy Herd Management4
ANSC 401Animals and Society4
ANSC 421Introduction to Animal Science4
Choose one of the following experiential courses:4-12
ANSC 600Field Experience4
ANSC 603Introduction to Livestock Management4
ANSC 605Poultry Production and Health Management4
ANSC 698Cooperative for Real Education in Agricultural Management (CREAM) 14
ANSC 727Advanced Dairy Management I 14
ANSC 728Advanced Dairy Management II 14
Choose one of the following courses:4-12
ANSC 510Integration of Culture and Agriculture in Ireland: Past, Present, and Future4
ANSC 511Anatomy and Physiology4
ANSC 512Anatomy and Physiology4
ANSC 543Technical Writing in Animal Sciences2
ANSC 602Animal Rights and Societal Issues4
ANSC 609Principles of Animal Nutrition4
ANSC 612Genetics of Animals4
ANSC 625Animal Diseases4
ANSC 627Animal Health Applications4
ANSC 670Exotic Companion Species Health and Management4
ANSC 690Livestock and Wildlife in Namibia: Challenges, Opportunities and Geography4
ANSC 701Physiology of Reproduction4
ANSC 708Ruminant Nutritional Physiology3
ANSC 710Dairy Nutrition4
ANSC 715Physiology of Lactation4
ANSC 724Reproductive Management and Artificial Insemination4
ANSC 750Collaborative Farm Design and Development4
ANSC 795Investigations1-4

Note that previous dairy course work is highly recommended for success in these upper level courses