Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Animal Science  Emphasis:  Poultry Industry Management
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.    In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
AGRI 1913  Making Connections in Agriculture 3     SCOM 1203 or PHIL 1103 or 1503 Oral Communications or Intro to Phil or Logic & Practical Reasoning 3 X
MATH 1023, 1054 College Algebra or Precalculus Math or higher Math 3 X   CHEM 1013 Gen. Chemistry I 3 X
ANSC 1613 Intro to Animal Science 3     CHEM 1011 Gen. Chemistry Lab 1 X
ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or 1023 Intro to Cul Anthro or Intro to Geog or World Civ to 1660 or since 1660 3 X   ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X
ANSC 1621 Intro to Animal Science Lab 1     HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103    US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Intro to US Government  3 X
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PSSC 1303 Intro to Plant Science 3     AGEC 1003 Intro to Agricultural Business 3  
HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or 2013 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2013 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to US Government or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or 2013 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2013 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to US Government or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) (*See note below) 3 X
ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103  Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy (select course not previously taken) 3 X   ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 or ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy or Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre (select course not previously taken) 2 X
ZOOL 1043 Biology of Animals 3 X   PSSC 2813 Soils 3  
ZOOL 1041 Lab for Biology of Animals 1 X   CHEM 1023 General Chemistry II 3  
ANSC 2703 Princ of Poultry Prod 3     CHEM 1021 Lab for Gen Chem II 1  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
AGRI 3233 or ECON 2113 or STAT 3233 Applied Ag Statistics or Bus Stats I or Applied Stats 3     Gen Ed Enhance-ment Gen Ed course not previously taken or course from approved enhancement list 3 X
AGRI 3721 Seminar:  Intrep Research  1     Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within Major 3  
CHEM 1033 or 3103 Intro to Organic & Biochem or Organic Chemistry I 3     ANSC 3633 Veterinary Anat & Phys 3  
CHEM 1031 or 3101 Intro to Org & Biochem Lab or Org Chem I Lab 1     AGEC 4073 Agri Business Mgmt 3  
ANSC 3613 Nut Mgmt of Dom Animals 3     Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within Major 4  
AGRI 2213 or BIOL 3313 Genetic Improv of Plants/Animals or Genetics 3            
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X          
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within Major 6     Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within Major 10  
AGRI 4203 Internship in Agriculture 3     AGRI 4223 Agri and the Environment 3  
BIOL 2103 Microbiology 3     ANSC 3703 or 4693 Poultry Flock Mgmt or Integrated Poultry Prod 3  
BIOL 2101 Microbiology Lab 1     AGRI 4721 Seminar:  Prof Presentations 1  
Elective 3000/4000 Elective as needed for scholarship or financial aid 4            
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   17  
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45   Total Degree Hours 129
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
*ECON 2313 or 2333 Required under Social Sciences
2.00 GPA in Major
Maximum of 31 hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max)
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
129 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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