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majors_minors: Animal Sciences: Animal Agribusiness

Title

Animal Sciences: Animal Agribusiness

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

Mark A. Diekman

Advisor's Phone

(765) 494-4829

Advisor's Email

mdiekman@purdue.edu

Information

This Department of Animal Sciences option is best suited for those interested in business aspects of the animal industry and gaining knowledge in accounting, sales and marketing, and business management. Graduates are high in demand in sales and service areas of animal health products; feed, production, equipment firms; sales companies; and animal representatives for banks and lending organizations, insurance companies, marketing, advertising, and public relations agencies. You may be well suited for animal agribusiness if you enjoy meeting people, have a good oral communication skills as well as a proficiency in writing. Experience with raising and managing of animals is essential since you will be expected to interact and relate to managers, veterinarians, businessmen, and owners of animal enterprises. An interest in economics, marketing, and business management is important.

Credit Hours

130

Description

Freshman Year

First Semester

(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)
(0.5) AGR 11400 (Introduction to Animal Sciences Academic Programs)
(4) BIOL 11000 (Fundamentals of Biology I)
(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)
(3) MA 22000 (Introduction to Calculus)
(3) Animal sciences selective
Total Credits: 18
 
Second Semester
(1) AGEC 20200 (Spreadsheet Use in Agricultural Business)
(1) ANSC 18100 (Orientation to Animal Sciences)
(4) BIOL 11100 (Fundamentals of Biology II)
(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)
(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)
(3) Economics selective
(3) Humanities elective
Total Credits: 18
 

SophomoreYear

Third Semester

(3) AGEC 20300 (Introductory Microeconomics for Food and Agribusiness) 
(3) AGEC 31100 (Accounting for Farm Business Planning) or (3) MGMT 20000 (Introductory Accounting)
(3) ANSC 22100 (Principles of Animal Nutrition)
(3) Chemistry or physics selective
(3) Written or oral communication selective
Total Credits: 15
 
Fourth Semester
(3) AGEC 33000 (Management Methods for Agricultural Business)
(3) AGRY 32000 (Genetics)
(4) ANSC 23000 (Physiology of Domestic Animals)
(3) Additional written communication selective
(1) Animal sciences selective
(3) Social science selective
Total Credits: 17
 

Junior Year

Fifth Semester

(3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)
(3) Agricultural economics, economics, or management selective
(3) Animal nutrition selective
(3) Animal products selective
(3) Humanities selective
Total Credits: 15
 
Sixth Semester
(3) Agricultural economics, economics, or management selective
(4) Animal genetics selective
(3) Animal physiology selective
(3) Social science or humanities selective
(2) Mathematics or sciences selective
Total Credits: 15
 

Senior Year

Seventh Semester

(1) ANSC 48100 (Contemporary Issues in Animal Sciences)
(3) Agricultural economics, economics, or management selective
(3) Animal production/management selective
(2) Animal sciences selective
(3) Social science or humanities selective (30000+ level)
(5) Electives
Total Credits: 17
 
Eighth Semester
(3) Agricultural economics, economics, or management selective
(2) Animal sciences selective
(10) Electives
Total Credits: 15

Additional Information

 

Department

ANSC

ParentMajor

Animal Sciences

DegreeType

Major: Concentration

Archived

No

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