Dairy Management Concentration

Concentrations need to be selected by the start of junior year. We've created PDF Concentration Checklists that can be used as tools to plan or track major requirements. 

Core Requirements

Core coursework is required for all students regardless of concentration. In addition, the following course is a required prerequisite to concentration courses:

ANSC 2500 - Dairy Cattle Principles (3 credits)

Core Concentration Requisites

ANSC 3510 - Dairy Herd Management (4 credits)
ANSC 3540 - Cattle Herd Health (3 credits)
ANSC 3550 - Dairy Cattle Nutrition (3 credits)
ANSC 4510 - Dairy Herd Business Management (3 credits)
ANSC 4560 - Dairy Business and Enterprise Management (2 credits)
AEM 3020 - Farm Business Management (4 credits)

Chemistry

CHEM 1560 - Introduction to General Chemistry (4 credits)

Quantitative Reasoning

One of the following
MATH 1106 - Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences (3 credits)
MATH 1110 - Calculus I (4 credits)
MATH 1710 - Statistical Theory and Application in the Real World (4 credits)
STSCI 2100 - Introductory Statistics (4 credits)
STSCI 2150 - Introductory Statistics for Biology (4 credits)
STSCI 2200 - Biological Statistics I (4 credits)

BTRY 3010-3020, Biological Statistics I and II, sequence is also acceptable for students interested in pursuing statistics in depth (cross-listed STSCI 2200 and 3200).

Economics/Finance

Two of the following:
AEM 1200 - Introduction to Business Management (3 credits)
ECON 1110 - Introductory Microeconomics (3 credits)
ECON 1120 - Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits)
HADM 2220 - Finance (3 credits)
HADM 2230 - Financial Accounting Principles (3 credits)

Additional Courses

One course from each of the following categories is also required:

Other Recommended Courses

AEM 1200 - Introduction to Business Management (3 credits)
AEM 1500 - An Introduction to the Economics of Environmental and Natural Resources (3 credits)
AEM 2050 - Introduction to Agricultural and Developmental Finance (3 credits)
AEM 2210 - Financial Accounting (3 credits)
HADM 1740 - Business Computing (3 credits)
HADM 2241 - Finance (3 credits)
HADM 2230 - Financial Accounting (3 credits)
HADM 4150 - Practical Leadership: Foundations for a Career (1 credit weekend course)
ILRHR 2600 - Human Resource Management (3 credits)
NBA 3000 - Designing New Ventures (3 credits)
PLSCS 2110 - Field Crop Systems (3 credits)
PLSCS 3150 - Weed Biology and Management (4 credits)
PLSCS 3210 - Soil and Crop Management for Sustainability (3 credits)

Current Course Offerings

The Course Offerings Page provides a current list of Animal Science courses by semester for curriculum planning.