Animal Sciences C​ourses

Undergraduate Level/Lower-Division Courses

AGR 10100 Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University
Sem. 1. Class 1, Cr. 0.5. Course meets during weeks 1-8. Co-requisite: One course selected from AGR 11100 to AGR 12400.
Students are introduced to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University. Specific areas discussed include the diversity of career opportunities within agriculture, the relationships between different areas of agriculture, ethics, the impact of undergraduate coursework, including the core curriculum, on scholarship and career preparation, and the challenges facing the food, agricultural, and natural resource system. The use of guest lecturers provides a networking opportunity for students. Enrollment in this course is restricted to beginning freshmen students. Faculty/Staff from the Office of Academic Programs.

AGR 11400 Introduction to Animal Sciences Academic Programs
Sem. 1. Class 1, Cr. 0.5. Course meets during weeks 1-8. Co-requisite: AGR 10100.
An introduction to academic programs offered in the Department of Animal Sciences. Topics include, but are not limited to, undergraduate plans of study, courses, experiential programs, internships, student organizations, career opportunities, academic policies, scholarships, and student services. Dr. Mathew and Ashley York.

ANSC 10200 Introduction to Animal Agriculture
Sem. 1 and 2. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Available as Distance Learning course.
A study of animal agriculture emphasizing the efficient production of animal food products from poultry, dairy, and meat animals. Credit cannot be obtained for both ANSC 10100 and ANSC 10200. Required for ANSC majors classified as freshmen and sophomores. Drs. E. Karcher and Taylor.

ANSC 10600 Biology of Companion Animals
Sem. 2. Class 3, Cr. 3.
Introduction to the various aspects of companion animal biology. Topics include anatomy, physiology, health, immunity, nutrition, growth, digestion, metabolism, behavior, genetics, reproduction, and lactation. Dr. Allrich.

ANSC 18100 Orientation to Animal Sciences
Sem. 2. Class 2, Cr. 1.
Introduction to the faculty, programs, opportunities, career preparation, and personal development requirements needed to succeed in a career in the animal industries. Course meets during weeks 1-8. Class trip is optional. Students pay lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Elizabeth Byers-Doten.

ANSC 22100 Principles of Animal Nutrition
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisites: CHM 11100 or CHM 11500 and sophomore, junior or senior classification. Available as Distance Learning course.
Classification and function of nutrients, deficiency symptoms, digestive processes, characterization of feedstuffs, and formulation of diets for domestic animals. Offered at Vincennes University and Purdue University's Fort Wayne regional campus. Distance learning course is available for non-ANSC students at Purdue and for non-Purdue students. Dr. Forsyth.

ANSC 23000 Physiology of Domestic Animals
Sem. 1, 2 and SS. Class 4, Cr. 4. Prerequisite: BIOL 11000, or BIOL 11100, or BIOL 12100 or BIOL 13100.
A lecture course designed to present physiology of domestic farm animals. Function of tissues and organs, maintenance of internal steady-state conditions, and body responses to external environmental conditions will be presented. Physiological mechanisms involved in lactation, growth, and reproduction will be included. Drs. Allrich and Cabot.

ANSC 24500 Applied Animal Management
Sem. 1 and 2. Class 1, Lab. 3, Cr. 2.
Skills and practices related to handling and care of beef and dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, and swine. Dr. Neary.

ANSC 28100 Career Planning in Animal Sciences
Sem. 2. Class 1, Cr. 1.
A seminar course designed to inform students of the many career opportunities in the animal industry, develop their resume, networking, job seeking and interview skills. More than 20 Animal Sciences alumni connect with students and share about the diverse careers with a BS, MS, PhD or DVM. The class focuses on using ones strengths to find your career passion. Barry Delks.

ANSC 29300 Special Assignments
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 1-3.
Reading, discussions, written reports, seminar presentations, teaching, field or laboratory experiences provided for enrichment in special areas of animal science. To be arranged with individual staff members prior to registration. Approval of the department head required. Combination of ANSC 29300 and 49300 cannot exceed six credits. Pass/No Pass grading option only. Staff.

ANSC 29500 Introduction to Animal Products
Sem. 1 and 2. Class 1, Lab 2. Cr. 2.
The goal of this course is to increase the awareness to the Animal Products concentration for students. The objective of this course is to expose students to the science and application of the principles of animal products, focusing on meat, dairy, eggs, and wool. This course will provide lecture materials that coincides with hands-on, active learning through practical laboratory sessions. Furthermore, there will be assignments and speakers that will encourage students to explore the career opportunities that exist within the animal products industries. Dr. Zuelly.

ANSC 29500 Special Topics in Animal Sciences
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 0-3.
Lecture presentation of specialized material not available in formal courses of the department. The specific topic that is offered will be indicated on the student's record. May be repeated for credit with variable title. Permission of instructor required. Staff.

ANSC 29500 Readings: Navigating First-Year Transitions
Sem. 1. Cr. 1.
"Directed Readings" course offerings focus on reading and discussion of books and other documents of significant importance and current issues of interest to animal scientists, including science, agriculture, food systems, renewable natural resources, the environment, and society. This particular offering - Navigating First-Year Transitions - focuses on scholarly and personal experiences that promote and uphold successful transitions from one phase of life to another, in this case, college life.

Undergraduate Level/Upper-Division Courses

ANSC 30100 Animal Growth, Development and Evaluation
Sem. 1. Class 2, Lab. 4, Cr. 4. Junior or senior classification.
A study of meat animal growth and developmental processes, including micro and gross anatomy, and factors that affect body/carcass composition with application to animal and carcass evaluation. Dr. Zuelly.

ANSC 30300 Animal Behavior
Sem. 2. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Junior or senior classification.
Discussion of animal behavior with emphasis on developing an understanding of the reasons domesticated animals react the way they do toward their kind and to humans. The laboratory will be used for observation of behavior patterns in animals. Solutions for unusual behavior include behavior modification techniques. Dr. Gaskill.

ANSC 31100 Animal Breeding
Sem. 1 and 2. Class 3, Lab. 2, Cr. 4. Prerequisite: AGRY 32000 or BIOL 24100 and STAT 30100 or 50300.
Genetic principles and their applications in improvement of production efficiency in livestock. Drs. T. Stewart and Lofgren.

ANSC 32400 Applied Animal Nutrition
Sem. 1 and 2. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100.
Application of the principles of animal nutrition to the formulation and feeding of supplements and complete rations for animals; ration ingredients and substitution values; computer applications; legal aspects of feed formulation; and industry practices. Drs. Radcliffe and Taylor.

ANSC 33100 Horses in Human History and Culture
Summer. Cr. 3.
A multi-disciplinary course that introduces students to the history of the human-horse relationship in a global context. Because the history of horse and human interaction is so broad and so important to the development of civilization, the course will include a broad view of horses in the context of agriculture, transportation, sport, culture and art. Dr. Brady.

ANSC 33200 Environmental Physiology of Domestic Animals
Sem. 2. Class 2, Cr. 2. Prerequisite: ANSC 23000.
Interactions of environmental factors with physiological processes in domestic animals. Dr. Allrich.

ANSC 33300 Physiology of Reproduction
Sem. 1 and 2. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 23000 or BIOL 20300 and 20400.
Basic information on the physiological processes of reproduction. Drs. Pasternak and Taylor.

ANSC 34500 Animal Health Management
Sem. 1. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000.
The objectives of this course are to familiarize the student with disease processes, and mechanisms. Management techniques in food, companion and research species that minimize or prevent disease will be emphasized, as well as the consequences on animal production, reproduction, and human health. Dr. Allrich.

ANSC 35100 Meat Science
Sem. 2. Class 3, Cr. 3. Junior or senior classification.
Study of muscle and meat, principles involved in the conversion of living animals to meat and by-products; efficient utilization of all types of meat as food. Dr. Zuelly.

ANSC 35101 Meat Science Laboratory
Sem. 2. Lab. 2, Cr. 1. Prerequisite or corequisite: ANSC 35100.
Application of scientific principles to the meat industry, with emphasis on all aspects of processing including: harvest; carcass grading and evaluation; fabrication; cured, smoked, and comminuted meat products; quality control; product development; and retail and food service merchandising. Dr. Zuelly.

ANSC 37000 Livestock Evaluation
Sem. 2. Lab 6, Cr. 2. Junior or senior classification.
This course is designed to develop logical thinking and speaking skills, while developing the ability to critically evaluate livestock in their production environments. Prior experience in public speaking or judging is not required. Combination of ANSC 37000, 37100, 37200, 47000, 47100 and 47200 cannot exceed 3 credits towards ANSC electives. Requires class trips. Students pay lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Matt Claeys.

ANSC 37100 Dairy Evaluation
Sem. 2. Lab 6, Cr. 2. Sophomore, junior or senior classification.
This course will enable the student to become familiar with breeds of dairy, parts of dairy cattle and their relationship to function. Opportunities will exist to associate with people from various breed organizations within the dairy industry. Combination of ANSC 37000, 37100, 37200, 47000, 47100 and 47200 cannot exceed 3 credits towards ANSC electives. Requires class trips. Students pay lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Steve Hendress.

ANSC 38100 Leadership for a Diverse Workplace
Sem. 2. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: AGR 20100 or a course on the College of Agriculture Multicultural Awareness list. Junior or senior classification in animal agribusiness or animal production or animal products or animal sciences major.
An interactive small group discussion class covering effective interpersonal and group skills needed to enhance career satisfaction in a diverse workplace including building networks within industry, cross-cultural communication and gaining experiences in group problem-solving and decision making. Staff.

ANSC 39000 Animal Sciences Internship
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 0. Prerequisite: Animal Sciences major.
Internships with producers, businesses, or agencies arranged in cooperation with faculty coordinator. Permission of department required. Dr. E. Karcher.

ANSC 39300 Animal Industry Travel Course
Sem. 2. SS. Class 0-1, Lab. 2, Cr. 1-2.
A classroom and travel course designed to expose students to animal production operations, agribusinesses, industry leaders, and their philosophies throughout various geographical areas of the United States. Travel is conducted during spring break and includes visits to animal production farms, universities, and agribusinesses. Consent of instructor required. May be repeated for a maximum of three credits; limited to two credits toward Animal Sciences electives; offered in odd numbered years. Additional fee required. Staff.

ANSC 40000 Animal Sciences Study Abroad
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 0-8.
Utilized to record credits earned through participation in Purdue study abroad programs with cooperating foreign universities. May be repeated for credit. Staff.

ANSC 40400 Animal Welfare
Sem. 1. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Junior or senior classification.
A multi-disciplinary course that introduces students to the fields of animal welfare and the ethics of animal use. The course will emphasize farm animal welfare and production issues. Dr. Erasmus.

ANSC 43500 Reproductive Management of Farm Animals
Sem. 1. Class 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 33300.
Management practices associated with improved reproductive efficiency. Procedures for diagnosis of reproductive failure and practical methods of controlling reproduction will be identified. Dr. K. Stewart.

ANSC 44000 Horse Management
Sem. 1. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000 and junior or senior classification.
Current breeding, feeding, housing, selection, disease control, and other management practices essential for sound economic planning of horse operations in today's horse industry. Laboratory farm visits provide students with real application examples and industry contacts. Dr. Brady.

ANSC 44100 Beef Management
Sem. 1. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000 and junior or senior classification.
Breeding, feeding, and management practices essential for economical beef production, including performance testing. Dr. Lemenager.

ANSC 44200 Sheep Management
Sem. 2. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000 and junior or senior classification.
Breeding, feeding, and management practices essential for economical sheep production and commercial lamb feeding, including performance testing. Dr. Neary.

ANSC 44300 Swine Management
Sem. 2. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000 and junior or senior classification.
Breeding, feeding, and management practices essential for commercial swine production, including performance testing. Dr. Schinckel.

ANSC 44400 Dairy Management
Sem. 1. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000 and junior or senior classification.
Current breeding, feeding, physiology, disease prevention, and management practices essential for economical milk production. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Dr. Boerman.

ANSC 44500 Commercial Poultry Management
Sem. 2. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000 and junior or senior classification.
Current developments and practices in the commercial production of eggs, broilers, and turkeys; principles of breeding, physiology, nutrition, management, and disease prevention. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Staff.

ANSC 44600 Companion Animal Management
Sem. 1. Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 22100 and 23000 and junior or senior classification.
This course details understanding of the economic scope of the pet industry as well as the role of pets in American society. The students will acquire the information to be responsible pet owners by expanding their knowledge of housing practices, nutritional care, health care, behavior, and breeding of companion animals. Dr. Allrich.

ANSC 47000 Livestock Judging
Sem. 1. Lab. 3, Cr. 1. Prerequisite: ANSC 37000.
This course is designed to teach livestock evaluation, relationship of production data to live animal evaluation characteristics, expand logical thinking and reasoning skills, and enhance oral communication skills. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Matt Claeys.

ANSC 47100 Dairy Judging
Sem. 1. Lab. 3, Cr. 1. Prerequisite: ANSC 37100.
Opportunities will exist to allow the student to practice analysis and enhance decision-making processes in placing animals in collegiate dairy contests. Communication skills will be developed to properly present and defend those decisions with confidence. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Steve Hendress.

ANSC 47200 Horse Judging
Sem. 1. Lab 3, Cr. 1. Prerequisite: ANSC 37200.
An intensive capstone experience for those students wishing to apply their knowledge of functional horse conformation, athletic ability, selection criteria established by national breed associations, and develop advanced decision making, communication, and experience working within a team environment by preparing and competing in national judging contests. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Staff.

ANSC 48100 Contemporary Issues in Animal Sciences
Sem. 1. Class 1, Cr. 1. Senior classification.
Industry leaders present case studies reflecting key contemporary issues in the animal industry with student team discussions. Topics include environmental impact, food safety, animal care and well-being, ethics, use of biotechnology, efficient and safe world food supply, current human resource issues and international agricultural trade. Industry representatives share their experiences of the importance of good communication skills as well as technical knowledge of issues that are of concern to animal industries. Students will enhance and develop their communication and team skills as well as prepare and develop their resume, cover letter, interview and networking skills. A key element of this class includes connecting with successful alumni and industry leaders in all areas of the animal industry. Dr. Mathew and Barry Delks.

ANSC 48500 Dairy Farm Evaluation
Sem. 2. Leb. 1, lab 2, Cr. 2. Prerequisite: ANSC 44400 and junior or senior classification.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge of dairy cattle management systems, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, milk quality, animal handling, physical farm facilitates, manure handling and management, personnel and their financial implications. Students will develop critical analysis skills and apply troubleshooting principles in the identification and resolution of dairy farm management issues in a learning environment that is structured around farm evaluation field trips and case studies. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Drs. E. Karcher and Boerman.

ANSC 49100 Special Problems
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 1-3.
Supervised individual laboratory or library assignments. Written reports required. To be arranged with individual staff members prior to registration. Requires approval of department head. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with approval of department head. Staff.

ANSC 49300 Special Assignments
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 1-3.
Reading, discussions, written reports, seminar presentations, teaching, field or laboratory experiences provided for enrichment in special areas of animal science. To be arranged with individual staff members prior to registration. Approval of department head required. Combination of ANSC 29300 and 49300 can not exceed six credits. Pass/No Pass grading option only. Staff.

ANSC 49500 Cracking the Poultry Industry
Sem. 2. Cr. 2.
The objective of this course is to provide an overview of the U.S. and Indiana Poultry industries. Topics include industry statistics, services offered to the industry, as well as management topics including nutrition and welfare. Drs. E. Karcher, D. Karcher, Erasmus, and Paul Brennan.

ANSC 49500 Food Security and Environmental Challenges in Vietnam
Sem. 2. Cr. 3.
The objective of this course is to introduce students to global challenges related to food security an the environment and to develop intercultural learning competencies. Students will meet weekly on campus throughout the semester and travel to Vietnam during Spring Break. Dr. E. Karcher

ANSC 49500 Produzioni Animali: Exploring Animal Production in Italy
Sem. 1. Cr. 3.
The objective of this course is to introduce students to animal management practices and product development in Italy and the U.S. Students travel to Italy in July and meet weekly on campus during the Fall semester. This course is a Learning Community and includes off-campus field trips. Dr. E. Karcher and Ashley York.

ANSC 49500 Meat Evaluation
Sem. 1. Cr. 2.
The objective of this course is to provide students the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate meat judging competitions. In training for these competitions, students gain valuable skills in areas such as critical thinking, animal and meat industry knowledge, problem solving, and written communication skills. Dr. Zuelly.

ANSC 49500 Meat Evaluation
Sem. 2. Cr. 1.
The objective of this course is to provide students the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate meat judging competitions. In training for these competitions, students gain valuable skills in areas such as critical thinking, animal and meat industry knowledge, problem solving, and written communication skills. Dr. Zuelly.

ANSC 49500 Special Topics in Animal Sciences
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 0-3.
Lecture presentation of specialized material not available in the formal courses of the department. The specific topic that is offered will be indicated on the student's record. Approval of department head required. May be repeated for credit. Staff.

ANSC 49900 Thesis Research
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 1-6. Prerequisite: Enrolled in the honors program, animal sciences major.
For students doing specialized animal sciences research; report required. Arrange with academic adviser and honors research coordinator before registering. Permission of instructor required. May be repeated for credit with variable title. Staff.

Dual Level/Undergraduate-Graduate

ANSC 51300 Design of Animal Breeding Programs
Sem. 2. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisites: ANSC 31100 and STAT 50300. Junior or senior classification.
Integration of principles of animal breeding and genetics into animal improvement programs. Emphasis is placed on the interaction among genetics, nutrition, and physiology. One semester of applied genetics and population genetics is strongly recommended prior to taking this course as a graduate student. Dr. Schinckel.

ANSC 52200 Monogastric Nutrition
Sem. 1. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisites: ANSC 22100 and BCHM 30700 or CHM 33300. Junior or senior classification.
Digestion and absorption, nutrient utilization, and interrelationships in poultry, swine, and other monogastric animals. A semester of animal nutrition and general biochemistry is strongly recommended prior to taking this course as a graduate student. Dr. Adeola.

ANSC 52400 Ruminant Nutrition and Physiology
Sem. 2. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisites: ANSC 22100 and BCHM 30700 or CHM 33300. Junior or senior classification.
Physiological, microbiological, and biochemical aspects of digestion and metabolism in the ruminant animal. A semester of animal nutrition and general biochemistry is strongly recommended prior to taking this course as a graduate student. Dr. Schoonmaker.

ANSC 53400 Advanced Reproductive Physiology
Sem. 2. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: ANSC 33300. Junior or senior classification.
A study of mechanisms that interact to control reproduction in farm animals. Current scientific literature and hypotheses are presented, and potential methods to enhance reproductive efficiency are examined. A semester of reproductive physiology is strongly recommended prior to taking this course as a graduate student. Dr. Machaty.

ANSC 53500 Avian Physiology (BMS 52800)
Sem. 2. Class 2, Cr. 2. Prerequisites: ANSC 23000 or BIOL 20300 and 20400. Junior or senior classification.
A study of the basic principles of physiology and functional anatomy of birds. Topics include the following systems: muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, lymphoid, endocrine, and reproductive. A course or courses that cover all of the systems of the body should be completed prior to taking this course as a graduate student. Dr. Asem.

ANSC 53600 The Digestive System in Health and Disease
Sem. 2. Class 2, Cr. 2. Prerequisite: BCHM 56100. Junior or senior classification.
Comparative study of the physiology of the gastrointestinal tract focused on the importance of, and interactions between, gut physiology, gut associated immune system and intestinal microorganisms in relation to health and disease. Offered in even numbered years. Offered in odd numbered years. One semester of graduate level general biochemistry is strongly recommended prior to taking this course as a graduate student. Staff.

ANSC 53700 Adipocyte Biology
Sem. 2. Class 2. Cr. 3. Prerequisites: ANSC 23000 and BCHM 30700. Junior or senior classification.
Provide the student with a conceptual background in the development of adipose tissue and its biological function; with emphasis on the endocrine and immunologic aspects of the adipocyte. Differences between species will be emphasized where possible. Dr. Ajuwon.

ANSC 55200 Advanced Meat Science
Sem. 1. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisites: ANSC 35100 or ANSC 30100 and BCHM 30700. Junior or senior classification.
Meat and meat products contribute essential nutrients, such as protein, vitamins and minerals to the diet that are crucial for human health. Muscle is the primary component of meat, and thus understanding muscle structure, muscle biology and muscle biochemistry is a fundamental step toward discussing advanced meat science and current technology adopted in the meat industry. In this course, comprehensive coverage in meat science and muscle biology/biochemistry, meat technology, and processing application will be examined through critical reading of literature, classroom lecture/discussion, written assignments, and/or student projects. Dr. Kim.

ANSC 55500 Mechanisms of Animal Growth Development
Sem. 2. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisites: BCHM 30700 or CHM 33300 and ANSC 30100 or BIOL 23100. Junior or senior classification.
A study of the molecular and cellular processes controlling embryonic development and growth of domesticated animals. Includes discussions of current research concerning molecular mechanisms of fertilization, egg activation, and early development and endocrine factors controlling cell growth, differentiation and tissue formation, and turnover. Experimental approaches utilized for developmental and growth biology research are discussed. A semester of cell biology and biochemistry are strongly recommended prior to taking this course as a graduate student. Dr. Kuang.

ANSC 59500 Advanced Animal Welfare Assessment
Sem. 1, Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3.
This course will provide students with an advanced understanding of animal welfare science as it pertains to welfare assessment strategies by engaging them in discussion of core papers pertaining to the science of animal welfare. Drs. Erasmus and Gaskill.

ANSC 59500 Special Topics in Animal Sciences
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 0-3. Junior or senior classification.
Lecture presentation of specialized material not available in the formal courses of the department. The specific topic that is offered is indicated on the student's record. Permission of instructor required. May be repeated for credit. Staff.

Graduate Level Courses

ANSC 62000 Proteins and Amino Acids in Nutrition
Sem. 1. Class 3, Cr. 3. Prerequisite: BCHM 56200.
Presentation of concepts concerning requirements for dietary amino acids, nutritional regulation of amino acid metabolism, and regulation of protein metabolism. Integrates biochemical and physiological functions of amino acids and features topics in nutritional regulation of whole-body protein turnover in mammalian and avian species. Offered in odd numbered years. Dr. Adeola.

ANSC 62500 Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology I (NUTR 60500)
Sem. 1. Class 4, Cr. 4.
Integration of biochemical and physiological functions of nutrients in humans and animals, emphasizing interactions in bone and gut metabolism and physiology. Permission of instructor required. Drs. Fleet and Teegarden.

ANSC 62600 Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology II (NUTR 60600)
Sem. 2. Class 2, Cr. 2. Prerequisite: ANSC 62500.
Integration of biochemical and physiological functions of nutrients in humans and animals, emphasizing post-absorptive use of nutrients as sources of energy and for the synthesis of macromolecules. Offered weeks 1-8. Drs. Donkin and Ajuwon.

ANSC 62700 Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology III (NUTR 60700)
Sem. 2. Class 2, Cr. 2. Prerequisite: ANSC 62600.
Integration of biochemical and physiological functions of nutrients in humans and animals, emphasizing lipid metabolism and transport in the context of cardiovascular function. Offered weeks 9-16. Dr. Burgess.

ANSC 66000 Intestinal Microbiology and Immunology
Sem. 1. Class 1, Cr. 1.
Discussion and critique of recent journal articles related to intestinal microbiology/immunology. The specific areas covered under this forum are: (1) intestinal microbiology, (2) food microbiology as it relates to gastrointestinal diseases, (3) probiotics and prebiotics related to intestinal health or pathogen control, and (4) mucosal immunity with major emphasis on intestinal immunology.

ANSC 68100 Animal Sciences Graduate Seminar
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Class 1, Cr. 1. May be repeated for credit.
Presentations by graduate students on topics of interest in animal sciences. Permission of department required.

ANSC 69100 Literature Review of Lactation
Sem. 1. Cr. 2.
Study of mammary gland biology and lactation physiology. Meets twice weekly for the first 8 weeks, with lecture and reading primary literature, followed by a project in the second half of the semester. Permission of instructor required. Dr. Casey.

ANSC 69100 Topical Research Problems
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 1-4. To be arranged with individual staff members prior to registration. Requires department head approval.
Supervised individual research projects. Written reports required.

ANSC 69800 Research M.S. Thesis
Sem. 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 1-18. Permission of instructor required.

ANSC 69900 Research Ph.D. Thesis
Sem 1 and 2. SS. Cr. 1-18. Permission of instructor required.

Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S Russell Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

© Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Integrity Statement | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Agricultural Communication

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact us at agweb@purdue.edu so we can help.

Sign In