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Animal & Veterinary Sciences Majors Student Handbook

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COURSE RECOMMENDATIONS, FIRST YEAR STUDENTS  
Animal Science Majors, Fall 2012

A FULL-TIME STUDENT NEEDS TO TAKE BETWEEN 12 AND 18 CREDIT HOURS/SEMESTER. IN YOUR FIRST SEMESTER WE ADVISE 15-16 CREDIT HOURS AS A MAXIMUM.

CALS 001
Foundations: Communication Methods (3 Credits)

90285 12:30-1:45 T or
90288 2:00-3:15 R 

must reg for Lab
    90293 Lab B01 0.0  09:05 - 11:00  M
    90295 Lab B02 0.0  02:30 - 04:25 M
    90297 Lab B03 0.0  09:30 - 11:30  T
    90298 Lab B04 0.0  02:00 - 04:00  T
    90299 Lab B05 0.0  09:05 - 11:00  W
    90300 Lab B06 0.0  02:30 - 04:25  W
    90302 Lab B07 0.0  09:30 - 11:30  R
    90305 Lab B08 0.0  02:00 - 04:00  R
    90307 Lab B09 0.0  09:05 - 11:00  F
    90326 Lab B10 0.0  02:30 - 04:30  F
This is required for first-year students.  (avoid clash with the ASCI 001 Lab)

ASCI 001
Introductory Animal Science  (4 credits)

90308  11:00 - 12:15 TR

Select one lab from the following:
    90314 Lab A01  1:25 - 4:25 Mondays
    90317 Lab A02  2:00 - 5:00 Tuesdays
    90319 Lab A03  1:25 - 4:25 Wednesdays
    90321 Lab A04  2:00 - 5:00 Thursdays
    90325 Lab A05  1:25 - 4:25 Fridays
This is required for ASCI Majors

CHEM 31
OR

CHEM 23

(4 credits)
Chem 31 (Intro. Chemistry) is recommended for the Pre-vet option. It requires a strong chemistry and math background. Select one section from the following offerings:

    90202  09:05 - 09:55  MWF
    90236  11:15 - 12:05  MWF
    90324  09:30 - 10:45  TR
    90425  12:30 - 01:45  TR

You will also need to select a lab section from the various options listed in schedule for each section.


Chem 23 (Outline of General Chemistry) is for you if you have less chemistry background and you do not plan to attend veterinary, medical or graduate school.

    90147  12:20 - 01:10 MWF

You will also need to select a lab section from the schedule.

BIOL 001
Principles of Biology (4 credits)

    92332  11:15 - 12:05  MWF  or
    92345  09:05 - 09:55  MWF

You will also need to select a lab section from the schedule.

OTHER COURSES

Race and Culture Requirement (1 or 3 Credits)
One course addressing race relations and ethnic diversity is required for all students entering CALS. Students may enroll in the 1 credit Race and Culture course EDSS 011 or may choose from a CALS faculty-approved list of alternative 3 credit courses such as ALANA 51, ALANA 55, SOC 19, SOC 31, SOC 118, SOC 119, ANTH 187, EC153, GEOG 60, HST 68, POLS 29, PLS 129, CMSI 160, ENG 57. Students choosing the 3 credit course option satisfy 3 of the 6 credit social science distribution requirement.

Math
Use Math 9 or 10 if you feel that you need a pre-calculus course
Select Math 19 or 21 for college calculus

Any introductory level Humanities Course: Examples include:

  • Art
  • Languages
  • Classics
  • Literature/poetry/film
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
Any introductory Social Science: Examples include:

  • Anthropology
  • Consumer Economics
  • Small Business
  • Business courses
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Women's studies
  • Geology
Additionally, you may select 1 credit or any Physical Education courses (PEAC)

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