Animal Science (ANSI), Minor

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Total Hours: 22

Minor Requirements
ANSI 1124Introduction to the Animal Sciences4
Select 18 hours of the following: 118
Meat Animal and Carcass Evaluation
Meat Science
Animal Genetics
Animal Breeding
Animal Reproduction
Principles of Animal Nutrition
Livestock Behavior and Environmental Interactions
Applied Animal Nutrition
Basic Nutrition for Pets
Poultry Science
Rangeland and Pasture Utilization
Processed Meat
Horse Science
Dairy Cattle Science
Sheep Science
Beef Cow-Calf Management
Stocker and Feedlot Cattle Management
Swine Science
Equine Enterprise Management
Animal Growth and Performance
Capstone for Animal Agriculture
Total Hours22

At least 3 of these credits must be from 4000-level courses.

Other Requirements

  • A grade-point average of 2.0 for courses that count for the minor. 

Additional OSU Requirements

Undergraduate Minors

  • An undergraduate minor must include between fifteen and thirty hours, inclusive of undergraduate coursework.
  • A minimum of six credit hours for the minor must be earned in residence at OSU.
  • The courses required for a minor may be included in the course requirements for any undergraduate degree or they may be in addition to degree requirements, depending on the overlap between the minor and degree requirements. However, an undergraduate minor must be earned in an academic field other than the student's declared degree option. The minor may not duplicate the degree major or option (for example, a student who earns a BA in Art with an Art History option may earn a minor in Studio Art but not Art History).
  • A student generally follows the minor requirements associated with his or her matriculation year or newer requirements that have been established since matriculation. The time limit for following requirements from a given academic year is six years.

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