Integrative Physiology and Nutrition 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 Coursework

Core Coursework is required for all students regardless of concentration.

Core Concentration Requisites

The following core courses are required for this concentration:

ANSC 4270 - Fundamentals of Endocrinology (cross-listed in BIOAP) (3 credits)
ANSC 4410 - Nutritional Physiology and Biochemistry (3 credits)

Animal Physiology and Nutrition

Three of the following:
ANSC 3300 - Fish Physiology (cross-listed in BIOAP) (3 credits)
ANSC 3400 - Comparative Mammalian Reproduction (2 credits)
ANSC 3410 - Biology of the Mammary Gland in Health and Disease (cross-listed in BIOAP) (2 credits - offered in even-numbered years only)
ANSC 3700 - Immunology in Animal Health and Disease (3 credits)
ANSC 3920 - Mechanisms of Growth and Development (2 credits - offered in odd-numbered years only)
ANSC 4200 - Nutrition of Felids and Canids (3 credits)
ANSC 4280 - Comparative Nutrition of the Horse and Pig (4 credits)
ANSC 4500 - Lab Animal Reproduction (2 credits)

Pre-Professional Courses

One of the following:
ANSC 3980 - Animals in Biomedical Research (2 credits - offered in odd-numbered years only)
ANSC 4400 - Tools for a Career in Research (cross-listed in BIOMS) (1 credit)

Chemistry

CHEM 1560 - Introduction to General Chemistry (4 credits)
CHEM 1570 - Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry (3 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

One of the following:
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 Development Finance (3 credits)
AEM 2210 - Financial Accounting (3 credits)
ECON 1110 - Introductory Microeconomics (3 credits)
ECON 1120 - Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits)
HADM 2230 - Financial Accounting Principles (3 credits)
HADM 2250 - Finance (3 credits)

Additional Courses

One course from each of the following categories:

Current Course Offerings

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