University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Animal Biology (ABIO)

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, Ontario Agricultural College.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. J.L. Atkinson, ANNU 249, ext. 53716.

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I

CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I

MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I

PHYS*1070 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I

0.50 elective or restricted elective

Semester 2

BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II

CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II

PHYS*1080 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences II

0.50 elective or restricted elective

One of:

CIS*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Computer Applications

CIS*1200 [0.50] Introduction to Computing

CIS*1500 [0.50] Introduction to Programming

CIS*1650 [0.50] Programming I

Semester 3

BIOL*2210 [0.50] Introductory Cell Biology

CHEM*2580 [0.50] Introductory Biochemistry

MBG*2000 [0.50] Introductory Genetics

STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I

0.50 elective or restricted elective

Semester 4

ANSC*2340 [0.50] Structure of Farm Animals

MBG*2020 [0.50] Introductory Molecular Biology

NUTR*3190 [0.50] Fundamentals of Nutrition

1.00 elective or restricted elective

Note: A 3000 level Chemistry is recommended for students considering MCAT examinations.

Semester 5

AGR*2350 [0.50] Animal Production Systems and Industry

ANSC*3080 [0.50] Agricultural Animal Physiology

ANSC*3120 [0.50] Introduction to Animal Nutrition

1.00 electives or restricted electives

Semester 6

ANSC*3150 [0.50] Principles of Farm Animal Care and Welfare

ANSC*4120 [0.50] Fundamentals of Animal Reproduction

MBG*3060 [0.50] Quantitative Genetics

1.00 credit from electives or restricted electives

Semester 7

ANSC*4050 [0.50] Recombinant DNA in Animal Science

2.00 electives or restricted electives

Note: AGR*2360 is highly recommended as an elective course in semester 7

Semester 8

ANSC*4470 [0.50] Animal Metabolism

ANSC*4480 [0.50] Applied Endocrinology

1.50 electives or restricted electives

Restricted Electives

Students must complete 2.00 credits from Arts or Social Science courses.

At least 3.00 credits must be obtained from the following list of courses. Students are encouraged to consult with the Faculty Advisor both for help in tailoring their selection to meet personal and career interests and to avoid problems due to differences in the credit weightings and frequency with which specific courses are offered.

AGR*2360 [0.75] Challenges and Opportunities in Animal Production

ANSC*2200 [0.50] Principles of Aquaculture

ANSC*4070 [0.50] Applied Animal Behaviour

ANSC*4080 [0.50] Environmental Management and Animal Productivity

ANSC*4130 [0.50] Reproductive Management and Technology

ANSC*4160 [0.25] Beef Cattle Nutrition

ANSC*4170 [0.25] Dairy Cattle Nutrition

ANSC*4180 [0.25] Poultry Nutrition

ANSC*4190 [0.25] Swine Nutrition

ANSC*4500 [0.25] Horse Nutrition

ANSC*4510 [0.25] Pet Nutrition

ANSC*4610 [0.50] Critical Analysis in Animal Science

CHEM*3560 [0.50] Structure and Function in Biochemistry

MBG*3090 [0.50] Applied Animal Breeding

MBG*4030 [0.50] Animal Breeding Methods

NUTR*3340 [0.50] Nutrition of Fish and Crustacea

NUTR*3350 [0.50] Wildlife Nutrition

Note: At least 16.00 science credits must be completed. A list of acceptable science credits is available from the Faculty Advisor.


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