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Pre-veterinary Dairy Science
Equine Science General Animal Science


Department of Animal Science (ASCI)

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Summer Courses in Animal Science

Cow health and nutritionThe ASCI Department will be offer five courses this summer. You to the Zoo will provide students with knowledge that will foster a deep appreciation and respect for the diversity of life while giving them direct zoo keeping experience in a zoo setting at Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York. Elephant Care, Handling, and Management is a travel course to Florida which will expand students' knowledge and experience in all facets of the care, handling, and management of the Asian elephant. CREAM, a student-run dairy enterprise gives students hands-on experience with large animals and encourages lifelong learning and team building skills. Introductory Animal Science is a 4-credit Jump Start course which gives students an overview of the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, and management of livestock and recreation species; introduction to animal behavior, animal disease, and biotechnology. The Horse is a course designed to allow students to understand the principles of horse husbandry and management, emphasizing anatomy, nutrition, preventive medicine, first-aid and common diseases. Students will travel to the Equine Rehabilitation Facility at SUNY Morrisville and then to Saratoga Springs in New York during flat track season to understand the horse racing industry.  More info...

CREAM program at UVM


Pre-veterinary Student

ASCI Majors

Students in Animal Science may develop a program of study under one of four available options:

  • Pre-Veterinary Science
  • Equine Science
  • General Animal Science
  • Dairy Production

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