Animal Science, PhD
Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.
Total Hours: 60 (Beyond the Master's Degree)
|Required Courses 1|
|Select at least 15 hours from below with approval of the advisory committee and area of specialization:||15|
|Ethics and Professionalism in Animal and Food Science|
|Basic Reproductive Physiology|
|Functional and Molecular Endocrinology|
|Advances in Meat Science|
|Advanced Animal Breeding|
|Marker Assisted Selection in Livestock|
|Carcass Value Estimation Systems|
|Interpreting Animal and Food Science Research|
|Techniques in Animal Molecular Biology|
|Advanced Beef Production|
|Advanced Ruminant Nutrition|
|Animal Nutrition Techniques and Laboratory Methods|
|Advanced Nonruminant Nutrition|
|Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition|
Food Science (FDSC) 5000- and 6000-level courses
|Select 15 hours of other graduate courses with the approval of the advisory committee and area of specialization.||15|
|Choose from graduate level classes in STAT, BIOC, MICR, BIOL, ZOOL, NSCI, BVSC, or other courses deemed appropriate by advisory committee.|
|Other Requirements 1||30|
|Doctoral Research and Dissertation (Offered for variable credit, 1-10 credit hours, maximum of 30 credit hours.)|
or FDSC 6000
|Doctoral Research and Dissertation|
|Seminar (Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.)|
Combined Required Courses, Electives and Other Requirements hours must total 60 hours.
Animal Science Requirements
- At least 75 percent of total credit hours must be 5000/6000 level courses.
Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements
Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.